On Looking Back and Looking Forward: Walton’s Response

  • Clarence Walton
Part of the Issues in Business Ethics book series (IBET, volume 11)


As paeans of praise from peers—critics may call them perjuries—cascaded down my face, the brain exploded with pride and the heart with gratitude. Asked by a friend my reactions to such premature obituaries, there came to mind the words of the nineteenth-century labor leader Samuel Gompers regarding worker demands: More! More! More! Then arose the sobering statement from Sirach: Do not praise a man before he has spoken.


Political Correctness Labor Leader Vatican Council Sobering Statement American Nurse Association 
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