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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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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Do You NEED to Take the “Red Pill?”

Every man wants to get better with women, and most men who become unorthodox thinkers will come across a set…

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Stay Focused in a Confusing, Modern World with 3 Ancient Stoic Principles

Confusion, outrage, mindless politics, and soulless corporate pandering – these are the things that dominate our world today. They look…

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Antigone vs Creon: Who is in the Right?

In the generation before the Trojan War, the struggle for power in Thebes was the great tragic event in Greece.…

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In the 21st Century, Libertarianism is Feudalism

What is the end goal of libertarianism? Libertarians say it’s to maximize the liberties of every individual. It’s a simple,…

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