To Know As We Are Known

To Know As We Are Known

But paradoxically, maybe we haven’t yet looked in the mirror enough to look elsewhere. Maybe being able to look in the mirror properly is fundamental to being virtuous, and we’re missing that just as much as we are a cultural contrary. Some moderns eschew traditional notions of virtue and morality altogether for relativism, and they have one thing right: notions of virtue, of what it […]

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Athens, Jerusalem, New York City (an essay)

Athens, Jerusalem, New York City (an essay)

Wherefore, if it should be one body it must needs remain as dead, having no life neither death, nor corruption nor incorruption, happiness nor misery, neither sense nor insensibility. —Lehi, 2 Nephi 2:11, The Book of Mormon In Book XIX of his Inferno, Dante and Virgil come across the burning soles of Pope Nicholas III. Dante writes, “I stood as does the friar who confesses […]

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