Breaking News Bar
posted: 9/23/2012 5:00 AM

We've lost values of decency, respect

hello
Success - Article sent! close
 

As Americans we seem to have gone overboard on sex and violence. We see it on TV, in movies, on the news and in everyday life. Whatever happened to decency and respect? Are we moving so fast that we have lost these values?

It now seems our priority in life is to be rude, angry, profane, greedy and self-serving.

Order Reprint Print Article
 
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Success - request sent close

In my 84 years, I have seen Americans at their best and sadly at their worst. I understand we can't stop progress, but progress at what price?

Thomas Wolfe wrote "You can't go home again," but sometimes I wish we would rethink our civility and use common sense.

Ruth Spaeth

Arlington Heights

Share this page
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.