Leadership Lessons from Ron DeSantis

In the world of power, a year is an eternity. A year ago today, Andrew Cuomo was doing his Emmy…

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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt: Review

“I feel sorry for McKinley,” noted a contemporary observer. “He has a man of destiny behind him.” This phrase gave…

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How Theodore Roosevelt Built His Reputation

By the time he became President of the United States at the age of 42, Theodore Roosevelt had already been…

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Theodore Roosevelt’s Early Life: A Model of Masculine Virtue

Men are struggling today. Pound-for-pound, they’re worse off than their female counterparts (who have their own problems, too). These struggles…

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In Praise of the Tribal Chief, Roman Reigns

Once upon a time, Roman Reigns was a struggling hero. Clearly inhibited, he was condemned to play a character he…

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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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Diomedes: The Underrated Hero of the Iliad

In the early books of the Iliad, when Achilles withdraws from the Greek army in rage, Diomedes emerged as 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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Hajime no Ippo: Review

As the failure of Birds of Prey shows, the entertainment industry is churning out belittling pieces that have no support…

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