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Civility, conversations on how to regain civility in society.

Civility, conversations on how to regain civility in society.

By Worldwide Civility Council
Incivility is running rampant throughout society. It doesn’t have to be this way. Civility enables us to have important, difficult discussions without destruction.

We have the power to turn it around, in order to re-create the kind of world we are willing to leave to our children and grandchildren.

Please join the Worldwide Civility Council as we work to restore civility to society.
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The value of listening deeply and the impact on Civility
Taking the time to listen deeply is a critical component of Civility. From Civility Speaks series of podcasts by Robert Sachs dated February 9, 2021.
February 14, 2021
Civil unrest in the US Capital and the impact on Civility
Civility Speaks podcast series dated January 11, 2021.  By Robert Sachs.  Discussing Civil unrest in the US Capital and the impact on the topic of Civility.   Insights on how Civility can help move us forward. 
January 24, 2021
Breaking Bread, building bonds
This is part of the Civility Speaks series by Robert Sachs. The title of this episode is "Breaking Bread, Building Bonds". It was first broadcast December 21, 2020.
January 3, 2021
Civility Speaks Holiday edition 2020
Civility Speaks with Robert Sachs.  The December 9, 2020 holiday edition of Civility Speaks.
December 20, 2020
Civility and Current Events
The November 19, 2020 episode of Civility Speaks with Robert Sachs.  The topic of this podcast is current events and how they relate to Civility.
December 14, 2020
Returning Civility to Society
A discussion with Russ Charvonia and Mike Neben on Returning Civility to Society. Sponsored by the Worldwide Civility Council, Inc.
December 6, 2020
Civility Speaks, speaking truth
The latest Civility Speaks podcast.  Topic is speaking truth and civility.  From Civility Speaks, by Robert Sachs. 
November 22, 2020
Civility and Disobedience
Today's podcast is a discussion by Robert Sachs of Civility, civil disobedience, and the skill it takes to use this wrathful civility tool with good intention. This is a rebroadcast of Civility Speaks, podcast 9.
October 18, 2020
Civility and compassion, talking with someone who really disagrees with you
A broadcast from Civility Speaks, podcast 8 with Robert Sachs.  Thoughts from the author of The Path of Civility: Perfecting the Lessons of a President by Applying the Wisdom of a Buddha
October 4, 2020
Civility and Masonry
A discussion of Civility and Masonry with Russ Charvonia, a Past Grand Master of Masons in California as well as President of the Worldwide Civility Council. This was a discussion on Meet Act and Part podcast of September 23, 2020.
September 27, 2020
Thoughts on restoring civility in government
Interview with Cassandra Dahnke and Tomas Spath of the Institute for Civility in Government on methods of restoring Civility in the Federal Government. The Interview was conducted by Russ Charvonia of the Worldwide Civility Council.
September 20, 2020
Discussion of the history and work of the Worldwide Civility Council
An interview with Russ Charvonia, President of the Worldwide Civility Council.   Russ is interviewed by Robert Sachs.   Robert is the author of the Path of Civility, Perfecting the Lessons of a President by Applying the Wisdom of a Budda.
September 13, 2020
4 Levels of Compassion
In the 4 levels of compassion as taught by the Buddha, the first 2 are more pacifying or peaceful in nature.  Civility inspired by such looks like the civility we would expect.  But, there are some challenges. This is a. rebroadcast of Civility Speaks with Robert Sachs dated August 12, 2020.
September 6, 2020
Shock and Civility
Many of us feel as though we are dealing with one shock after another - the pandemic, the environment, social unrest, political divisiveness - all presented to us by a media that prescribes to "If it bleeds, it leads."  How do we step back from this assault to our senses and ability to live sanely and civilly? A rebroadcast of the Shock and Civility podcast of Civility Speaks with Robert Sachs dated August 3, 2020.
August 30, 2020
Civil Dialogue in Uncivil Times
Discussion with Dr Clark Olson on Civil Dialogue in UnCivil Times.  A rebroadcast of Hot Media with Bob Mann episode 136 dated July 31, 2020.
August 23, 2020
Transforming the Three Poisions
Civility is most effective when we treat all with equity and equanimity.  To do this, our words, outer behaviors, and actions need to be met with an attitude and intention free of confusion, attachment to self-serving perspectives, and aggression - the Three Poisons identified by the Buddha and all Enlightened Beings.  Washington's Freemasonry taught him the same. This is a rebroadcast of the Civility Speaks podcast series by Robert Sachs
August 16, 2020
Civility and Breaking Bread
From the Civility Speak series by Robert Sachs. How we can learn, practice, and perfect our civility skills as we "break bread" again with partners, families and friends.
August 9, 2020
Youth and Civility, how the Masonic Youth order leaders view Civility
An honest discussion of Civility and how various Masonic Youth orders view the topic.  Russ Charvonia hosts a discussion with Julianna Barnes, Miss California Job's Daughter, International;  Holly Winter, Member of the Grand Executive Committee of Rainbow Dean of the Grand Cross of Color and representative to CT and RI; Eddie Mendoza, Jurisdictional Master Councilor of Southern California DeMolay. Further information on the Masonic Youth Groups can be found at the following web sites:
August 4, 2020
Civility similarities, George Washington and The Budda
Explore the similarities in how George Washington and The Budda viewed civility. 
July 26, 2020
Civility speaks, with Robert Sachs
Part of an ongoing discussion regarding Civility presented to you by the Worldwide Civility Council.  Further information can be found at
July 19, 2020
Civility, the power of two words. yes, and.....
Today's podcast is a presentation by Russ Charvonia at a roundtable hosted by Steve Martin on Jun 4, 2020 in Washington state. The topic is Civility and the power of two words:  yes, and.
July 13, 2020
Civility, how I can become a better person and help make the world a better place
Presentation by Sam Roberts on his thoughts of how to use civility to become a better person and help make the world a better place. This presentation was given at a Masonic gathering in Washington state on April 23, 2020.
July 5, 2020
Civility, how we lost it, challenges, and how we can regain it
Interview with Russ Charvonia on Civility, difficult conversations, how we lost civility, the challenges of practicing civility during a global pandemic and what we can do to restore civility.
June 6, 2020
Conversation on Civility and Masonry with Russ Charvonia
This is a conversation with Russ Charvonia on Civility, Masonry and how the Masonic Family Civility Project can help Masons to improve themselves. Russ is interviewed by Maynard Edwards of the Tiler's Place.  This is an edited rebroadcast of the Tilers Place, a podcast of the Supreme Council of the Scottish Jurisdiction. 
June 3, 2020