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More Reciprocal Virtues

November 03rd, 2017 by G.

Tact is a virtue.  We all know through experience that being on the receiving end of tact and taking it well is also a virtue.  A hard virtue, in fact.

I don’t know what this virtue is called, but if I find my statue in heaven’s halls of heroes when I arrive, the inscription on the base will probably read “he bore tact.”

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November 03rd, 2017 06:53:21

Corporate Virtues

October 26th, 2017 by G.

There are some virtues that are not individual. The virtue is a product.

When we talk about corporate virtues, we usually mean the qualities that an institution displays. Its “core values,” except the real ones, not the brainstormed ones from the managers’ meeting.

But real corporate values are the ones that take a group of people to live them.

The insight that some values require a virtuous community makes sense of much of the Restoration. (more…)

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October 26th, 2017 10:17:12

The most important book you read this year

May 24th, 2012 by Vader

Outside of the scriptural canon, may well be Charles Murray’s Coming Apart: The State of White American, 1960-2010.     (more…)

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