The road to anarchy is paved with good manners

Michael Giberson Sarah’s essay on reading and sympathy, explicated a bit in her post here at KP on manners, and Matt Zwolinski’s near contemporaneous remarks on the same topic, recalled to me one of my favorite ideas: the road to anarchy is paved with good manners. I mean “anarchy” in a good way, of course: “anarchy” … More The road to anarchy is paved with good manners

We Miss Manners

Sarah Skwire So Matt Zwolinski and I had a fun moment last week when we more or less simultaneously published on more or less the same topic. This either means that Matt and I need to get out more, or it means that we’re on to something. I’m going for the latter explanation. And all … More We Miss Manners