Darrow Miller and Friends

Category: Virtues

Total 15 Posts

Compassion Used to Be a Verb!

This is post 13 of 21 in the series “Whiteboard animation” Charles Dickens published Great Expectations in 1860. In those days, compassion was a verb. He describes a scene in which the protagonist, Pip, identifies with the profound suffering of another character in the story, an old woman who was jilted at

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Three Stories of Courageous Truth

This is post 1 of 3 in the series “Courageous truth” Truth is dying, our world unwinding. Multiculturalism, political correctness (civic relativism) and the delusion of personal relativism are undermining our identities, families, communities and nations. Postmodernism has abandoned reality and reason and embraced narrative and emotions. This flight of

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A Voice from Hungary: Toward a Moral Nationalism … (special offer at the end of this post)

National Parliament Building of Hungary In our time, globalization as a philosophy is rapidly expanding. It is marked by moral and cultural relativism, groupthink, and the rise of the algorithm, that 21st century phenomenon which is eroding our ability to think. The individual is being subsumed into the universal. Nations

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Self-Control: The First Virtue?

This is post 7 of 7 in the series “7 key virtues” Self-control —more accurately, the utter lack of self-control—was featured in Scott Allen’s recent post, “The Tyranny of Feelings.” Scott pointed his readers to the story and video of the so-called “Shrieking Girl.” That’s a recently acquired moniker for a

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