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Reading Novels Makes Us Better Thinkers

Started this discussion. Last reply by cresman Aug 13, 2013. 66 Replies

The novel has a hard time competing with the visual stimulation of cinema. The novel taxes our imaginations and our time because we must be actively involved with it and committed to it. But this…Continue

Martial Morality

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ricky Nov 2, 2013. 68 Replies

In a recent discussion group I was confronted with the idea of total, conventional, attrition-style warfare as a simplistic solution to the vagaries of counter-insurgency.And simultaneously I came…Continue

 

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Vytautas replied to Chu Kim's discussion You Are All Figments of My Imagination
"Hahaha!"
Oct 20
Vytautas replied to Chu Kim's discussion You Are All Figments of My Imagination
"He concludes that "cogito ergo sum" -- I think, therefore I am. If one is thinking, then one can at least know that he exists."
Oct 18
Vytautas replied to Chu Kim's discussion You Are All Figments of My Imagination
"Descartes wrote about the ability to "know" the reality we perceive. It's worth reading his thoughts on epistemology."
Oct 17
Vytautas replied to John Muir's discussion "Back in MY Day........"
"Spoke with an amtrak driver who landed with the first waves at Inchon. Guy was about 85 and still had a lip packed with dip. His demeanor was one of a warrior's pride mixed with a painful knowledge of what was taken that day. "
Oct 15
Vytautas replied to david james hovsepian's discussion I made a promise I might not be able to keep.
"I think the "scrying" part was really overstretched, to the point that I think you left the boundaries of proper use of that word."
Oct 14
Vytautas replied to Brother Joseph's discussion What's happening to young men?
"That is a stunningly nuanced analysis replete with evidence and strong reasoning. "
Oct 14
Vytautas replied to Brother Joseph's discussion What's happening to young men?
"Is it even an issue? If it is an issue, can the issue be attributed to the trends (e.g., video games) that you mention?"
Oct 14
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"The other dude has some pretty crazy socks though."
Oct 13
Vytautas replied to Native Son's discussion Synod to discuss marriage. in the group Catholic Men
"It's a pressing question of critical ability in gathering news and conducting research! If one cannot do that, then the Doctrine thing is moot."
Oct 13
Vytautas replied to Curtis's discussion The Moral Compass: Debate or Debase?
"I don't understand what your friend's issue is that he brought up in a group text to all your friends."
Oct 13
Vytautas replied to Native Son's discussion Synod to discuss marriage. in the group Catholic Men
"The real pressing question here is: who still uses AOL?"
Oct 12
Vytautas replied to Vytautas's discussion What O'Reilly Got Wrong in the group History Buffs
"The fact of Patton's antisemitism is pertinent because it is part of the defining period of his career. And the topic is pertinent to O'Reilly's claims of writing history. If he was honest and labelled it panegyric, maybe the…"
Oct 7
Vytautas replied to Vytautas's discussion What O'Reilly Got Wrong in the group History Buffs
"It's a non-issue as Lincoln's views on race have been the subject of a great deal of literature and no popular biography--even by would-be hagiographers--avoids the issue. If you can find one that does avoid it, I'd say that it ought…"
Oct 7
Vytautas replied to Cthulhu's Revenge's discussion Wife on Mars
"All things being equal, it's just custom. I mean, if the world were ordered the other way about and it was popular for men to take the woman's name, then would you have a hard time imagining it? After all, having a Y chromosome is merely…"
Oct 7
Vytautas replied to Vytautas's discussion What O'Reilly Got Wrong in the group History Buffs
"The execution of denazification policy is a different issue than Patton's antisemitism. And that is besides the fact that the pertinent question here is the purpose of historical studies and how to write history appropriately. I do not think…"
Oct 7
Vytautas replied to Vytautas's discussion What O'Reilly Got Wrong in the group History Buffs
"Any biography is obligated to expose all aspects of the subject, the good as well as the tawdry. Claims that it isn't "the focus of [the] book" are disingenuous because the focus of the book is, in fact, Patton, warts and all."
Oct 6

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Vytautas's Blog

A Prayer, A Hope

Posted on April 4, 2012 at 2:25pm 0 Comments

I pray and hope that all AoM members in Texas and their families are safe in the wake of the destructive tornadoes that struck the Dallas/Fort Worth area yesterday. Be well!

A Recent Instance in Which I Was Censored

Posted on April 3, 2012 at 2:00pm 2 Comments

It was but this morning when a fellow member's blog appeared on the front page. Its title, raising awareness about government regulation in a certain industry, intrigued me, so I clicked, and I read it thoroughly. The post amounted to a lot of slogans without much substance to the actual argument, and therefore I brought up some of these issues in the comment section.

 

The author and I ended up participating in an exchange, which was civil and on the whole rather bloodless,…

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On Closing Blogs to Commentary

Posted on April 2, 2012 at 9:18am 5 Comments

When we create a blog post on this site, we are sharing with the community. We may be sharing our personal lives, reviewing the latest (albeit, 80+years old) shaving gear we bought, entertaining our fellow members with the history of facial hair, or arguing our political views in an essay.

 

When we, the members of this site, create a blog post, we are injecting our own ideas, however small, petty, or provincial, into the marketplace of…

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At 11:35pm on October 4, 2014, Penelope said…

I uploaded 5 more cannon photos.  They were on another device.

At 7:49pm on May 4, 2014, The Original Cody said…

nope, not a big tattoo guy. Just been a year since I have been translating and such and trying to see if I am still on course.

Plus everyone knows if I wanted a tattoo it would say Molon Labe with an American flag and 2 riffles shooting down the red plague of socialism!

At 7:41am on May 4, 2014, The Original Cody said…

so... would Πάντα  ερώτα, μάνθανε τι, μηδέν αποκρίνου be the most proper way to write the uncited Euripidean quote of "Question everything. Learn something. Answer nothing"?

and to make it more accurate, would one have to capitalize it all with no spaces or accents?

At 1:21pm on November 26, 2013, Dave said…

"I encourage you to join and take part in our discussions, which range from the humorous to the intellectual. I won't hide my purpose: I think that the Golden Dawn party is a terrible evil, and I want to convince you of that."

No

At 10:37am on October 16, 2013, Dino Silone said…

Ah, A gyro!  I thought I'd never get good Greek food again after I moved out of Astoria.  But it turns out that there are some decent Greek restaurants and even one excellent one here on the West side of the Hudson...

At 12:16pm on October 15, 2013, Dino Silone said…

Thanks for the welcome!  I can't contribute much on classical Greek, but am a real fan of Greek music and food - born and raised in "Little Athens" (Astoria, NY), and lived there until my mid-30s....

Are there any other Greek or Greek-inspired musicians out there?

At 12:27pm on October 2, 2013, Stephanos Kythreotis said…

Εγω ειμαι απο κυπρο αλλα τωρα ειμαι αγγλια για σπουδες

At 4:10am on October 2, 2013, Stephanos Kythreotis said…

Γεια σου! 

εισαι απο ελλαδα?

At 11:18am on May 21, 2013, C.C. Dolph said…

Hey, Vytautas. Thanks for the request. I'm glad to have you on my friends list.

At 12:09pm on May 29, 2012, Daniel Bull said…
Hello, Vytautas. Thanks for the invitation. I teacg Classical Greek. If you need any help just ask.

Daniel
 
 
 

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