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The Lays Of Ancient Rome. . .

Never enough time. . . Now by your children’s cradles, now by your father’s graves, Be men today, Quirites, or be forever slaves! For this did Servius give us laws? For this did Lucrece bleed? For this was the great … Continue reading

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HD Thoreau: The Original MGTOW

The only obligation which I have a right to assume is to do at any time what I think right. -Henry David Thoreau Though Thoreau, as far as I am aware, was not one for swooping fly ladies, he ought … Continue reading

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Linkage Is Good For You: 7-22-12: Holmes Killer Edition

Vox Day – History Is Freedom, Wages Of Theological Sin, In Defense Of Mass Murder, The Intergenerational Con, Natural Enemies, The Sports Guy Was Right, The Outdated Myth Of Integration, State Of The Kleptocracy, The Danger Of A Gun-Free Zone … Continue reading

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Mental Calisthenics: Latin*

I am certain,–can you hear the sarcasm yet?–that all Game conscious men at one time or another have found cause to ask himself that all important question: why should I study Latin? The answers are legion, though the questioneers might … Continue reading

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Young Poet, Old Poet

One deeply steeped in red pill stew finds himself wondering about the cost of knowing.  Who does not have that moment when he wonders whether his unplugging was worth it. Would it not be easier to make the proverbial deal … Continue reading

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Mental Calisthenics: Logic

Reality Some things are true. Some things are false. Therefore, all things are somewhat true. Were this a mere joke, and not a reflection of the dismal understanding of reasoning in the West today, one could pass over the science … Continue reading

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Victor Hugo: This Will Kill That

The Internet Will Kill The Book Bill Powell manages, somehow or other, to preface my thoughts before I’ve a chance to put them out there. He has done so again. Before I started on Aristotle’s Rhetoric a few weeks ago … Continue reading

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