Classical masculine virtue is not inherited, it is earned. It is the cursus honorium: the number of jobs and tasks you do, paid and unpaid, that lead to you developing courage, seriousness, and competence. It is not for the weak willed. You will not get it from playing games, nor sports. You will need to … Continue reading Rediscovering virtue.
I am young enough to have given a reality check to the hippie teachers who infested the schools in the late 1970s. There were enough ex war teachers to introduce me to Latin, Shakespeare and Pope. The locusts from 1968 removed these things from the curriculum and replaced it with the worst literature available because … Continue reading My Generation, sort of. — Deut 30.