As a society, we often focus on the sad, the sordid and the sensational, including violence, abuse, political scandals, corruption and cruelty. But as writer Roger Rosenblatt points out, we can be more than passive consumers of these negative stories -- we can be creators of the news. Rosenblatt offers his humble opinion on why we should “discover and assert those moments of moral satisfaction.”

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