This week's question: An unknown bomber has partially destroyed the Georgia Guidestones, an anonymously built monument engraved with Ten Commandments-style advice to humanity. In seven or fewer words, please provide your own inscription-worth counsel to the world for these turbulent times.
THE WINNER: "Hide Not Thy Head Up Thy Backside.''
Drew Bennett, Rogers, Arkansas
SECOND PLACE: "At Least Humor Your Father and Mother."
Ken Liebman, Williston, Vermont
THIRD PLACE: "Don't Expect Cats or Kids to Listen."
Barbara James, Bedford, Massachusetts
"Never Google Your Symptoms."
Hunter Burgan, Los Angeles, California
"Thou Shalt Be Cautious on Social Media."
Ken Kellam III, Dallas, Texas
"Thou Shalt Not Repost Vile Content."
Kenneth Burgan, Grass Valley, California
"Thou Shalt Not Reply All."
Rebecca Burgan, Grass Valley, California
"Thou Shalt Not Covet Thy Neighbor's Wi-Fi."
Michael Rouse, Troy, Michigan
"You Are What You Tweet."
Lynne Nelson, Pitman, New Jersey
"Get Over Thyself."
Larry Heycock, Livingston, Montana
"Assume People Are Good Until Proven Otherwise."
Daniel Hicks, Randolph, Massachusetts
"Accidents Happen—Always Wear Clean Underwear!"
Belinda Plutz, Montclair, New Jersey
"Don't Believe Everything You Read."
Amy Thivierge, Bennington, Vermont
"Thou Shalt Not Render Earth Uninhabitable."
Dorothy Tepper, Amissville, Virginia
"Thou Shalt Appreciate Thy Honorable Mention."
Renée Chevalie, New York City, New York