Choosing Civility has ratings and reviews. Julianne said: Wish it had a rip out list in the front or back as a cheat sheet of the 25 rules. S. communication skills in civility. ▫ Discuss the need for civility in . Page 25 Choosing Civility: The Twenty-Five Rules of Considerate Conduct. New. York: St. In Dr Forni’s book Choosing Civility he makes the suggestion that “we agree The 25 Rules of Considerate Conduct Abridged for the Healer.

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May 24, Lennie Ross rated it it was ok.

I would say there must be a better book on the subject out there. It’s powerful, it changed me. Respect the environment and be gentle to animals Civiliyt was a real eye opener. Jun 19, Karen Tunkel rated it it was amazing. Since I happen to feel strongly about this issue, there is no reason I should look the other way.

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The second is to be kind. Attention entails a transcending of the Self. Coonduct principles are very simple. I do feel like I understand better how to make a good impression on others from reading his rules for civilit This book was dull and understandably preachy.


I basically spent 2 or 3 days digesting and practicing each. First, I think this considerare needs a new title.

Not saying “Hello” has immense meaning for a relationship. I urge you to read slowly. This was a lovely little book about why we should choose civility in our everyday lives and clvility that looks like. Make a mental note to better coordinate your commitments the next time. But it is not always the cultural norm.

Jun 11, Keightley8 rated it it was amazing. Jun 08, Emily rated it it was amazing.

Choosing Civility: The Twenty-Five Rules of Considerate Conduct

In clear, witty, and, well This is a charming and kindhearted book about why life is better when we are thoughtful and respectful with each other. Cooperative listening means helping the other person separate what is important from what is not.

She and her co-presenters discussed the change in culture that her library helped initiate within their community around the topic of civility. Accept and Give Constructive Criticism Aug 28, Nuri rated it it was amazing. In the midst of cpnsiderate culture that glorified indulgent self-expression, we may find it difficult to attend patiently to the words of to others. It involves asking open-ended questions.


Good, practical ideas for being a kinder human being. If we are thoughtful about always staying grounded in the foundations of civility, then we can let go of old forms that don’t work and create new forms that celebrate and nurture diversity.

Choosing Civility: The Twenty-Five Rules of Considerate Conduct by P.M. Forni

Forni displays a deep and nuanced understanding of WHY civil behavior is important as a means of helping society function smoothly, treat others with respect, and honor all people including ourselves.

Jan 04, S Beverage rated it really liked it. Respect the Environment and Be Gentle to Animals This book had some good advice.

Sep 26, Paul rated it really liked it Shelves: On the c Wonderful book.