How to End Criminal Enterprises: A Lesson from the Golden Age of Piracy

Most are familiar with the golden age of piracy, if only in vagueries and fanciful accents. Millennials and Generation Z…

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Who You Can Trust in 2020

It’s safe to say that a lot of “expert” figures have proven themselves less than trustworthy in 2020. That they’ve…

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How to Keep Your Morale in an Age of Mass Panic

Like you, I have watched the ongoing Chinese coronavirus situation with dismay and no small loss of morale. But the…

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Diomedes: The Underrated Hero of the Iliad

In the early books of the Iliad, when Achilles withdraws from the Greek army in rage, Diomedes emerged as the…

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Hector and Polydamas: The Iliad’s Great Debate

One of the most fascinating passages of Homer’s Iliad takes place in book 12, when the Trojans have successfully broken…

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Decisive Battles: The Battle of Naseby (1645)

The horseman watches the action atop his steed. His grip on his sword, still sheathed at his side, has slowly…

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How Well do Your Ideas Hold up in the Coronavirus Pandemic?

There’s nothing like a crisis to test your mettle, or in this case, the mettle of your ideas. “Crisis” is…

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Social Media Made Me Rich: Review

Some people are using the internet to make millions of dollars a year. Some people make peanuts. What’s the difference…

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The 2020 Forecast – Episode 4: Along Came the Coronavirus

There’s a funny thing about elections. Much like professional wrestling, outside interference isn’t prohibited. In December, the defending champion, Donald…

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