On the Nature of the Gods: Review

Do the gods exist? If so, do they intervene in worldly affairs? Do they care about humans at all? If…

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The Best Way to Stop Being a Loser

We’ve all had times in our lives when we felt like losers. Nothing seemed to be going our way and…

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Some Announcements

You might have noticed I haven’t been posting much to this blog anymore. There are many reasons for that, but…

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Lessons from the Trial of Philotas

After his victory at Gaugamela, Alexander the Great’s worst tendencies – his vanity above all, came out in greater force.…

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The Moral Corruption of Donald Trump

When writing on the nature of virtue, Cicero said the following: Wisdom embraces greatness of soul, justice, and an attitude…

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How Slavery Brought Stephen Douglas Down

There can be no compromises with moral corruption. Cicero’s warning that those who are willing to compromise with corruption in…

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What to Expect From Me in 2023

A new year brings new possibilities. New Years’ resolutions don’t work, but you should begin each year imagining where you…

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Aragorn’s Full Ancestry: Easy Edition

Aragorn is rightfully one of J.R.R. Tolkien’s most popular characters and might be one of the most well-known personalities in…

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