A modern gentleman is by definition critical, discerning, for he is a lonely soldier in the war against poor taste. However, to remain true to the banner, he must be careful never to condescend, pass ill judgement, or set out to cause undue offence.

‘And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye? …

‘Thou hypocrite, first cast out the beam out of thine own eye; and then shalt thou see clearly to cast out the mote out of thy brother's eye.’

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