What Will Matter

Michael Josephson is a noted radio commentator and the founder and president of the nonprofit Josephson Institute of Ethics and CHARACTER COUNTS!. Subscribers and regular visitors to his blog at WhatWillMatter.com will find written and audio versions of radio commentaries, plus quotations, observations, guest articles, videos, images, surveys, and recommendations.

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COMMENTARY 968.2: Doctoring With a Heart


When you visit a medical specialist, an emergency room, or a patient in the hospital, are you ever struck by a sense that many doctors are so focused on the scientific aspects of diagnosis and treatment of illness or injury that they ignore,


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 2017-01-16  1m
 
 

Are you examining your life?


– -Is it really true that the un-examined life is not worth living? – Today, Socrates is thought of as one of the world’s great philosophers, but to the leaders of Greece he was annoying and dangerous. Claiming that “the un-examined life is not worth l...


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 2017-01-13  1m
 
 

Remembering the Civil Rights Movement


I grew up in the 1960’s and remember the tumultuous times in which Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., made his historic mark on American society. Dr. King was always one of my heroes. So I was delighted a few years ago when I was asked to deliver an address ...


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 2017-01-13  2m
 
 

“I Have a Dream” by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


Delivered 28 August 1963, Lincoln Memorial, Washington D.C. “I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. “Five score years ago, a great American,


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 2017-01-13  16m
 
 

Do you know when to back off?


-There are two sides to the respect coin. One is to pay attention to people, to hear them out. Another is to back off rather than browbeat someone who doesn’t agree with you. – I’ve talked before about the ethical obligation to treat others with respec...


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 2017-01-12  1m
 
 

Why Martin Luther King Is a Hero


The dictionary defines a hero as “a person noted for feats of courage or nobility of purpose, especially one who has risked or sacrificed his or her life.” A “personal hero” is someone you or I hold in especially high esteem. For me, Dr.


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 2017-01-12  1m
 
 

Shopping carts and character


– There are two kind of people: those who return their shopping carts and those who don’t. – When we think about character, we tend to envision really big things, like taking heavy risks, committing bold acts of integrity, being grandly generous,


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 2017-01-08  1m
 
 

We’re all ethical in our own eyes


-When it comes to our self-perception of our ethics, most of us have delusions of grandeur. – Think of the most ethical person you know. Do a lot of people come to mind or only a few? Are you having trouble thinking of anyone?


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 2017-01-08  1m
 
 

How Happy Are You?


– On a scale of one to 10 — with 10 being “It’s as good as it gets! I’m even happier than Charlie Sheen thinks he is,” and one being “Life sucks; it can’t get worse” — how happy are you with your life? Researchers say that when asked to grade their liv...


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 2017-01-07  1m
 
 

Build a Bridge for Others


Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?” In a world increasingly dominated by unapologetic selfishness, this idea may seem quaint and outdated. Yet,


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 2017-01-07  1m