Jill Stien

Rank 29 of 47
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Score 35

The statement from The New York Times headline and the accompanying conversation by Kamala Harris both engage in public discourse as they address significant political issues and the functioning of democracy. The headline discusses the strategic actions of political parties to influence election outcomes, while Kamala Harris's statement emphasizes the importance of voting to protect democracy.

  1. Principle 1:
    I will strive to do no harm with my words and actions.
    The headline uses strong language such as 'squash' and 'starve,' which could be seen as aggressive and potentially harmful. However, it is reporting on political strategies, which is a legitimate journalistic function. Kamala Harris's statement encourages civic engagement, which aligns with the principle of doing no harm. [+1]
  2. Principle 2:
    I will respect the privacy and dignity of others and will not engage in cyberbullying, harassment, or hate speech.
    The headline respects the privacy and dignity of individuals by focusing on political strategies rather than personal attacks. Kamala Harris's statement also respects privacy and dignity by focusing on the importance of voting. [+1]
  3. Principle 3:
    I will use my words and actions to promote understanding, empathy, and compassion.
    Kamala Harris's statement promotes understanding, empathy, and compassion by encouraging people to vote to protect democracy. The headline, while more neutral, provides information that can contribute to public understanding of political strategies. [+1]
  4. Principle 4:
    I will engage in constructive criticism and dialogue with those in disagreement and will not engage in personal attacks or ad hominem arguments.
    Both the headline and Kamala Harris's statement engage in constructive dialogue. The headline informs the public about political maneuvers, while Kamala Harris's statement calls for action to protect democracy. [+1]
  5. Principle 6:
    I will use my influence for the betterment of society.
    Kamala Harris uses her influence to encourage voting and protect democracy, which aligns with using influence for the betterment of society. The headline, as part of a reputable news source, aims to inform the public, which also contributes to societal betterment. [+1]
  6. Principle 7:
    I will uphold the principles of free speech and use my platform responsibly and with integrity.
    Both the headline and Kamala Harris's statement uphold the principles of free speech. The headline reports on political strategies, and Kamala Harris's statement encourages civic participation, both of which are essential components of a democratic society. [+1]