Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations: Review

They kill, they cut in pieces, they hunt with curses. What relevance has this to keeping your mind pure, sane,…

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Ma’at: Ancient Egyptian Goddess of Truth and Cosmic Order

Ancient man seems hopelessly backward by the standards of our modern sensibilities. We feel comfortably superior in comparison to his…

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Announcing Lives of the Luminaries

After reading Quintus Curtius’ Digest, I was inspired. After seeing the complete failure of our “leadership” in response to the…

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Quintus Curtius’ Digest: Review

“It is easy to make a eunuch out of a man, but it is impossible to make a man out…

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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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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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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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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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