How Theodore Roosevelt Dealt with Loss

Valentine’s Day, 1884 was supposed to be a triumph for Theodore Roosevelt. Only in his 20’s, he had already been…

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What to Expect on the Epic in 2021

2020 is now blissfully over, but don’t think that 2021 will magically be “a better year” simply because the calendar…

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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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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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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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Who You Can Trust in 2020

It’s safe to say that a lot of “expert” figures have proven themselves less than trustworthy in 2020. That they’ve…

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