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over-cautiousness

Recklessness in Speech

In my previous post, I discussed three elements that make for poor speech. One of these was recklessness. Recklessness is simply a lack of wisdom. There are two particular issues that need to be discussed in relation to speech in particular. The first is whether or not reckless speech is a particular kind of speech. The second issue is the relationship of recklessness to the virtue that it is a vi...