Act, Don’t React

I dropped my belief in free will long ago, many years before I became familiar with the rules of persuasion.…

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He Who Endures the Most Unfairness, Wins

People tend to make excuses to avoid work or hardship, a phenomenon that I call the Excuse Demon. One of…

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How Homer’s Writing Style Can Make You More Persuasive

There are two ways to become a better writer: write more and read more. I first read the Odyssey at…

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Homer: The Odyssey: The Book for Our Time

Our own time boasts a facade of prosperity, but just underneath there are turbulent upheavals and a profound identity crisis.…

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Achilles vs. Hector: Who Was The Better Man?

Hector takes his stand outside the gates and under the beetling towers of Troy as his countrymen and allies rush…

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In Search of the Trojan War: Review

For well over 3,000 years, the story of Troy has left its indelible mark on the Western imagination. The epic…

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Use Homer’s Influence Techniques to Tell an Unforgettable Story

Homer’s name echoes down through the centuries as the greatest of all the Greek poets. More generally, he is the…

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