Lives of the Luminaries is now Available!

Ancient historians and philosophers like Herodotus and the Stoics believed that character and virtue determined fate. We have forgotten this,…

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Are Aristotle’s Natural Slaves Real People?

He who participates in reason enough to apprehend, but not to have reason, is a slave by nature. Whereas the…

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Election 2020: Two Moral Questions About America

We’re down to the wire. You’ll note that I haven’t done another election forecast since the one in June, when…

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Can You Go Ultra Instinct in Real Life?

It is the Tournament of Power. The battle between Goku and Jiren is raging with the highest possible stakes. The…

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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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Relena Peacecraft: Paragon of Power

In a world of moral corruption, war, and authoritarianism, she was to serve as an angel of deliverance. Relena Peacecraft…

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Treize Khushrenada and the Psychology of Power

His was the face of a world consumed by war, and in watching the career of Treize Khushrenada, though fictional,…

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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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