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Do the Work or Remain A Vaguely Cultured Dunce

Do the Work or Remain A Vaguely Cultured Dunce

Olliver Meehan pointed me to a post this morning entitled C.S. Lewis: The Dinosaur, the Parthenon, and the Optative by John Piper. It has to do with the love of reading and the glory of work. While many people likely only ...

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Publius & Brutus: The Gun Debate

Publius & Brutus: The Gun Debate

  In the wake of the horrific tragedy of the Newtown shootings, President Obama is set to unveil new firearm control tomorrow. Firearms evoke a wide rage of opinions from people. Many people favor stricter regulations on the availability of ...

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President Lincoln On Practicing Law

President Lincoln On Practicing Law

  Surprisingly, Slate managed to highlight something interesting this week in their new history blog. Notes from the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, likely in preparation for a lecture to be given to a congregation of new lawyers. ...

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The Great Conversation: On Pillars and Puppets

The Great Conversation: On Pillars and Puppets

  When Pausanias, the traveler and geographer, visited the Temple of Apollo at Delphi in the second century A.D., the inscriptions in the forecourt were nearly a thousand years old. They read ΜΗΔΕΝ ΑΓΑΝ and ΓΝΩΘΙ ΣΕΑΥΤΟΝ: “Seek the mean in ...

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