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25 Rules of Civility That Served George Washington Well

George Washington was not Catholic[1], but he was a Christian and a Christian gentleman at that. His father Augustine passed away when Washington was 11 years old. Most of his father’s wealth was given to his two older half-brothers, Lawrence and Augustine. Due to Augustine Washington’s death, young George Washington was not able to study in...

02 28 2018

Cynicism & the Gentleman Hero

In a world where men tend to hedge their bets on man before anything else, it is not surprising that many experience letdowns. Because of Original Sin human beings are naturally imperfect, and thus it is natural that humanists are suspicious, even contemptuous, of any kind of idealism. This attitude degenerates into the habit of cynicism—of quest...

By Mr. Sean Fitzpatrick 10 26 2015

The Fad of the Gentleman: Encore!

coa2Vanity of vanities, says the Teacher, Vanity of vanities! All is vanity. 3What do people gain from all the toil At which they toil under the sun? 4A generation goes, and a generation comes, But the earth remains forever. – Ecclesiastes 1: 2-4 BEFORE WE BEGIN ‘The Gentleman’ has probably been covered ad nauseam, but experience ha...

By Mr. Phelim Brady 06 12 2015

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