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One of the many fringe benefits of friendship is the sharing of probing thoughts and the artful expression of ideas.  Just this morning, a good friend texted me today’s article by David Brooks (New York Times), which provided me with some real hope, based on specific developments in the world of punditry and public discourse. According...