Monthly Archives: November 2013

“You Cannot Train Everybody For Everything”

Whatever one may say about our twenty-eighth president’s views about The United States role as promoter of democracy and capitalism and interventionism throughout the world, I think we have to give him full hearted applause for his views on classical … Continue reading

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Homer Sightings

Souvlaki! We all know that Liberal education is what enables a person to become wise to some extent. Without pursuing it to the best of our abilities, without becoming acquainted with the tradition of the West, without receiving and being informed by the intellectual … Continue reading

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Homerus Omnes Docuit

Every serious discussion about Catholic Liberal Education (which I call “Catholic Classical Education” sheerly for marketing purposes) must perforce dwell at considerable length from time to time on Homer and his works- especially the Iliad and the Odyssey. And this is because, as … Continue reading

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