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  • War Is Not Just a Western Notion

    War Is Not Just a Western Notion0

    It is well that war is so terrible; otherwise, we should grow too fond of it. – Robert E. Lee “Wars and rumors of wars,” to borrow a well-known Biblical phrase from Matthew 24, seem all too commonplace these days. Is that because more wars are going on now than in the past, or because

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  • Cancel Culture Canceled in London: The Failed Smear Against Horatio Nelson

    Cancel Culture Canceled in London: The Failed Smear Against Horatio Nelson1

    If you’ve ever visited London, you most likely noticed Nelson’s Column, the majestic monument to Britain’s greatest naval hero. It resides in Trafalgar Square, a short walk from Parliament. If you’ve never visited London, you probably know of it anyway, because both the man and the monument are famous the world over. You might even have heard

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  • Publius Rutilius Rufus: Rome’s ‘Last Honest Man’

    Publius Rutilius Rufus: Rome’s ‘Last Honest Man’2

    Banished for debasing the currency from his home city in what is now north-central Turkey, Diogenes of Sinope chose to beg in the streets of Corinth and Athens, live in a clay jar, and eschew wealth of any kind. The story is often told that he walked the streets with a lantern, looking in vain for

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  • DeSantis Reminds Public Universities of an Uncomfortable Truth

    DeSantis Reminds Public Universities of an Uncomfortable Truth0

    “He who pays the piper calls the tune” is a familiar proverb. Wiktionary tells us it means that “The person paying for something is the one who gets to say how it should be done.” It’s difficult if not impossible to argue against its wisdom. What’s the alternative? I suppose it would be something like,

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