At long last, we have a path for possible success, a template of civility to use in treating many terrible and ferocious maladies, such as runaway, take-no-prisoners, violently predatory, vulture capitalism -- even on sports hooliganism, too.
That we have to teach civility in society says quite a bit, right out of the gate, uh, right off the bat. That is to say: Right from the opening kickoff.
The NFL has made its pre-game announcement to football fans: If you're tossed out of a game for unruly, drunken, violent behavior, be prepared for the ref's penalty call. The truth of those consequences: a four-hour, online course, at 75 bucks a throw, before anyone will let you back in and welcome you into the civilized fold.