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Equality is a word that receives much use and applause these days. It is a perfectly good word, with a very fine meaning. The founding colonists of New England had use of equality, they strove to have “equality under the law” in the little republics they created. Today many of the people in charge ofContinue reading “Equality”

American Numenor

In J. R. R. Tolkien’s fictional universe shaped by his deep knowledge of European mythology and history, there was a race of men known as the Numenor. They were the most deeply learned, noble, conscientious and advanced of the men who lived in Middle Earth or the “West”. They lived on an island off theContinue reading “American Numenor”


The Ancients held the virtue of pietas, as the Romans called it, in high esteem. Good individuals and good families honored their predecessors, their gods, and the natural law that flowed from those dual fountains of societal well being. The Spartans and Romans both were especially known for their strict adherence to religion, observing festivals,Continue reading “Pietas”

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