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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The Top 5 Tools for Professional Writers

You don’t need to be a professional writer to use these, but they will make your writing better. If you’re…

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Year-End Series Reviews (2022)

2023 rapidly approaches and with it, you will see a change in the things I’m putting out (more on that…

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True Beauty: Why this Webtoon Comic Works

We begin with an oddity: why would a stereotypical man with usually stereotypical male interests and tastes be writing about…

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