The Old Money Book

It’s a ruthless, competitive world, some people say, and you’ve got to cut corners and take every advantage you can get. It may be so. If it is, where does the concept of honor fit in?

First, let’s define honor as simply doing what you should do rather than doing whatever you can get away with. How high we set that bar for our own behavior and how consistently you live up to the standard is how honorable you are.

Second, let’s agree that we can all up our game a little in this regard. We can adopt and refine a code of behavior to direct and define how we conduct ourselves in life.

Third, we can seek out others who share this idea of a code of honor. We can do business with, socialize with them, and find support in difficult circumstances knowing  that we are not alone in…

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