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  • Homer on Why Hospitality is the Greatest Virtue

    Homer on Why Hospitality is the Greatest Virtue0

    Perhaps you would like to know what virtue I consider the greatest of all. For me that question is not a difficult one. Though I celebrate courage in my Iliad and perseverance in my Odyssey, there is a third,

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  • Homer’s Advice for Fathers and Sons

    Homer’s Advice for Fathers and Sons0

    Author’s Introduction: Imagine if Homer, Virgil, Dante, Chaucer, and the other great poets of ancient Greece, Rome, and the Middle Ages had been given the gift, not only to peer into the twenty-first century, but to correspond with we who

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  • Homer’s Advice for Husbands and Wives

    Homer’s Advice for Husbands and Wives0

    Author’s Introduction: Imagine if Homer, Virgil, Dante, Chaucer, and the other great poets of ancient Greece, Rome, and the Middle Ages had been given the gift, not only to peer into the twenty-first century, but to correspond with we who

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  • The Dangers of Egalitarianism in a Democracy

    The Dangers of Egalitarianism in a Democracy0

    Most Americans take for granted that democracy is an absolute good. If it can be said of an idea or a program that it promotes equality, Americans, whatever their political affiliations, will be loath to speak ill of the idea

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