Scott Farrell comments: Humility has long been associated with the qualities of a chivalrous character. In fact, it is one of the principles of chivalry that is notably lacking in just about every other warrior code of honor. No one expected the Greek heroes to refrain from singing their own praises. Viking warriors reportedly indulged in […]Continue reading. . .
You can get a lot of great stuff at a Costco warehouse store – and in the month of February, that even includes some thoughts about the value of chivalry in the modern world! Each month, in the Costco Connection magazine, you’ll find a section called “Informed Debate,” which covers both sides of a topical […]Continue reading. . .
Even the most honest and sincere of people seem to have blind spots when it comes to their own sense of truthfulness. It was certainly true of medieval knights – who were notorious for breaking vows of loyalty when it was personally or politically expedientContinue reading. . .
No, this isn’t an article about the zombie apocalypse and the code of chivalry. But with so many people proclaiming – frequently and definitively – the death of chivalry, it does seem like talking about chivalry in real, practical terms is a bit like trying to resurrect the deadContinue reading. . .
Scott speaks with Prof. P.M. Forni, founder of the Johns Hopkins Civility Project and author of the book Choosing Civility, who discusses the history of “civil” behavior and chivalryContinue reading. . .