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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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The Art of the Scholarly Warrior

The Art of the Scholarly Warrior

Originally posted on CharlesSledge.com

Idleness kills. Overpreparation can quickly become counterproductive. You can read copious amounts of information but if you never enact the philosophies you learn you only set yourself in the same situation if not further back. On the other end of the spectrum, acting without thoroughly thinking about the consequences could do the same damage. It is not enough of to be a man of wisdom in today’s society; you must be a man of action. In order to be a leader, you need to have the archetype of a scholar and a warrior. Continue reading “The Art of the Scholarly Warrior”