Monthly Archives: June 2012

Satisfaction and Disatisfaction

. . .[Coriolanus] having a spirit of this noble make, was ambitious always to surpass himself, and did nothing, how extraordinary soever, but he thought he was bound to outdo it at the next occasion; and ever desiring to give … Continue reading

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The Apology of Socrates

The truth of the matter is this, gentlemen. Where a man has once taken up his stand, either because it seems best to him or in obedience to his orders, there I believe he is bound to remain and face … Continue reading

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Linkage Is Good For You.6-24-12

Per Roosh’s suggestion last week I have incorporated a Top Ten and a list of honorable mentions from the week (at the bottom of the list).  Let me know if this is helpful; it’s a lot more work. Enjoy. The … Continue reading

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Mental Calisthenics: Reading

Clarity comes first. A mind soaked with any variety of dogma arrives unarmed for the ideas prepared for it.  It carries such a load that it cannot defend itself against nonsense nor does it retain the strength to carry off … Continue reading

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Mental Calisthenics: Clarity

We shall not try to make these people or any of their children into philosophers or men of learning or men of science. We have not to raise up from among them authors, educators, poets or men of letters. We … Continue reading

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Emerson’s Essays: History

Lies, Lies, Lies Onanism, self-centeredness, adolescent navel gazing, self-congratulatory mental masturbation; that vapid dredge of legion media, inundating, inculcating, indoctrinating; whatever one calls the plague, it continues to ravage.  It is the monstrous beast our corners of dissent exclaim against; … Continue reading

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Linkage Is Good For You: First Shameless Rip-off Edition

This is the first for a weekly drop, shamelessly lifted from the synonymous post from the late, great IMF. Ferd’s weekly link drop has been a favorite Sunday past time, someone needed to keep it going. Requiscat In Pace – IMF University … Continue reading

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