The Journey Inward: Have Truth Telling And Civility Fallen On Hard Times?


Last updated 10/11/2017 at 7:12pm

In his book, “Finding Freedom,” Jarvis Jay Masters, a death row inmate, tells a story about how his cell neighbor, Omar, reminded him of the incivility outside prison walls.

One evening Omar, yelled out, “Hey Jarvis, check out channel seven.” Jarvis had the picture on without the sound. He looked up and saw a lot of enraged people waving their arms in the air. He asked, “Hey, Omar, what’s going on?” and his neighbor shouted back, “It’s the Ku Klux Klan, Jarvis, and they are yelling and screaming about how everything is the fault of blacks and Jews.”

A few minutes later...

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