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Author Telushkin, Joseph, 1948-

Title Words that hurt, words that heal : how to choose words wisely and well / Joseph Telushkin
Edition First edition
Published New York : W. Morrow and Co., [1996]


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 MELB  296.385672 Tel/Wth  AVAILABLE
Description xxi, 218 pages ; 22 cm
Contents Pt. 1. The Unrecognized Power of Words. 1. The Unrecognized Power of Words -- Pt. 2. How We Speak About Others. 2. The Irrevocable Damage Inflicted by Gossip. 3. The Lure of Gossip. 4. When, If Ever, Is It Appropriate to Reveal Information That Will Humiliate or Harm Another? 5. Privacy and Public Figures -- Pt. 3. How We Speak to Others. 6. Controlling Rage and Anger. 7. Fighting Fair. 8. How to Criticize, and How to Accept Rebuke. 9. Between Parents and Children. 10. The Cost of Public Humiliation. 11. Is Lying Always Wrong? -- Pt. 4. Words That Heal. 12. Words That Heal -- Pt. 5. What Do We Do Now? 13. Incorporating the Principles of Ethical Speech into Daily Life. 14. Where Heaven and Earth Touch: A National "Speak No Evil Day" -- Appendix: Text of Senate Resolution to Establish a National "Speak No Evil Day"
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-207) and index
Subject Jewish ethics.
Oral communication -- Moral and ethical aspects.
LC no. 95001116
ISBN 0688124453 (acid-free paper)