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I recognize that there’s a downside

Health care costs are already out of control, for one thing.

But if dueling made a widespread comeback, would it nudge our society toward more civil discourse?

Probably not. It might just benefit people who sell face-slapping gloves and those who enjoy hearing insults preceded by “Sir!”

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Features writer Paul Turner is a columnist for The Spokesman-Review in the Features department. He writes "The Slice" column, which appears six times a week and produces general features stories for the Today section.

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