righteousness. The rules of decorum and politeness are some of the parts that contribute to a society's 'personality'.
We can marvel at what was, what is, what should be--the true wonder is, where is the compassion? At what point do we start to believe that it's okay to yield a right of way, to greet those in a room when one enters, to acknowledge and show a small kindness? A smile or hello can be a show of politeness without compromising ourselves, our 'realness'.
Yet, it seems to be viewed as such by many. Almost as if compassion clothed as consideration is a weak approach when it is actually to the contrary. It would be good to do better. Instead of placing this in the hypothetical, let's reword that.
It is good to do better.