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Maybe we could use a civic Hippocratic oath

Victor Davis Hanson, Washington Times

How does a society create a civic culture in which we do not embrace words and deeds that are incendiary or cruel or both, and thereby erode the traditions and manners that prior generations have bequeathed? Why not try a voluntary code of civic conduct — something akin to the medical profession’s ancient Greek Hippocratic oath — that celebrities, politicians, journalists and other public figures might seek to honor? Many of our best-known journalists, politicians and celebrities do not follow those simple rules. If they did, the now-discredited mainstream media, the Washington swamp and the Hollywood elite might regain a little of the credibility and self-respect they have lost.

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