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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How You Can More Easily Figure out who and who Not to Trust (Preview)

One of the major problems in today’s public discourse is that an incompetent class of “experts” occupies much of the…

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Tannhauser and the Downward Spiral of Ego Validation

The Tannhauser myth has existed since the high middle ages throughout Europe, though it is typically thought of as a…

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3 Questions About the Bloomberg Campaign that the Media Won’t Ask

The biggest story of the 2020 campaign right now is the rapid rise of Mike Bloomberg. I’ve written about his…

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