Four questions

I agree with Mary Zimmerman’s letter (Jan. 23 Tribune) that our society is desensitized. We have raised a generation where the rule of the day is saying “yes” to whatever you want to do. The word “no” has almost been taken out of our society.

Responsibility, commitment, compromise and the golden rule have been lost in many marriages, unions, raising children, Congress and society in general. Most real solutions to education, gun violence, drug and alcohol abuse and other societal problems start in the home. Let’s start programs that strengthen the marriage and the home.

Maybe it is time to have the nation adopt and live by the Rotary Four-Way in everything we say or do.

1. Is it the truth?

2. Is it fair to all concerned?

3. Will it build goodwill and better friendship?

4. Will it be beneficial to all concerned?

Elmer Murman

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