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Re: On Courtesy Classes
Poster: Heather Swann <email@example.com>
And if not us, whom? And if not now, when?
Well put, Your Grace!
> Warm Greetings to all from Duchess Melisande!
> Many centuries ago, a man came to Rabbi Hillel and asked Hillel to
> teach him all of the Torah while the man stood on one foot. Hillel
> said, "Do not unto your fellow man as you would not have him do unto
> you. That is the whole Torah. Now go and study."
> I have taught many classes on Courtesy at many sessions of the
> Univerity of Atlantia. Like Hillel, I can sum up all I think you need
> to know in a few short sentences:
> Act in a way that would make your grandmother proud of you. Say
> please, thank you, and excuse me. Be quiet and listen when someone
> else is speaking. Be helpful when you can. And do all this
> *regardless* of your rank, or of that of the people around you. That
> is all of courtesy. Now go and study.
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