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Week of Masculine Poems: “The Happy Warrior”

Week of Masculine Poems: “The Happy Warrior”

 History

“Character of the Happy Warrior” was inspired by the inspirational leader, Lord Nelson. Known for his exceptional leadership, unconventional tactics, and excellent understanding of strategy, he won many battles. He rose through the ranks of the navy very quickly due to his reputation of valor and firmness. He continued on fighting battles even after losing an arm in one and sight in his eye in another until his death in 1805. He was killed by a sharpshooter which ended in a victory for Britain and solidifying his legacy in England. Continue reading “Week of Masculine Poems: “The Happy Warrior””

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How to be More Virtuous by Journaling

How to be More Virtuous by Journaling

Like I said in my first post, journaling is quite the useful habit. Benjamin Franklin, whom I’ll reference throughout the rest of this post, realized that he could not be virtuous by just keeping a mental memory of what he should and should not do. This lead him to write down the virtues he wished to emulate. Like Mr. Franklin, every man should, at one point in his life, attempt the bold and arduous task of achieving moral perfection. Continue reading “How to be More Virtuous by Journaling”