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Absurd Wisdom: An Apology for Euthyphro

“Not many of you are wise, as men account wisdom…God chose those whom the world considers absurd to shame the wise.” (1 Cor. 1:26-27) The...

Identity and Ethnos in Socrates’s Athens: A Response to Jordan Wales

Jordan Wales has recently gifted the conservative movement a sober and justly-timed critique of Richard Spencer and the alt-right. Unfortunately, much of the analysis...

Nonsense on Stilts? Dandyism? Okay.

If I were God, I’d keep other company.

Grateful to be a Teacher

“It’s no easy task—indeed it’s very difficult—to realize that in every soul there is an instrument that is purified and rekindled by such subjects...

A Different Approach to Money in the Household

“So if one doesn’t know how to make use of it, Critobulus, then money must be kept at such a distance that it isn’t...

Gestures: A Meeting of Body and Soul

“Imitations practiced from youth become part of nature and settle into habits of gesture, voice, and thought.” Plato, Republic III Plato showed great concern about...

Discussing Virtue, Daily

“It is the greatest good for a man to discuss virtue every day and those other things about which you hear me conversing and...

Playing the Right Games

“But when children play the right games from the beginning and absorb lawfulness from music and poetry, it follows them in everything and fosters...

The Decline of David Brooksian Civilization

Claremont, CA. Men of Western civilization, take note: David Brooks thinks that you – and he – are done for. In a recent exchange with...

Root Hog or Die

  Henry County, Kentucky.  Every Memorial Day my husband takes our children to visit three cemeteries in our county.  We take grass from the family farm...