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Enemy of the State, Friend of Liberty

LAWRENCE REED, THE FREEMAN Question: If you could go back in time and spend one hour in conversation with 10 people—each one separately and privately—whom...

Plutarch: Comparison of Demosthenes and Cicero

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Comparison of Demosthenes and Cicero”, Plutarch's Lives, 75 A.C.E. These are the most memorable circumstances recorded in history of Demosthenes...

Plutarch: Cicero

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Plutarch: “Cicero”, Plutarch's "Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans," 75 A.C.E. It is generally said, that Helvia, the mother of...

Lecture: The Political Philosophy of Augustine

BY JACK KERWICK Augustine (354 A.D.—430 A.D.), a one-time bishop of Hippo, is undoubtedly the most distinguished clergyman to which the Roman Catholic Church—or any...

To Atticus (I)

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Marcus Tullius Cicero: The Letters of Cicero, Volume One, Letter One, 68 B.C.E. We are such intimate friends that more than...

The Art of Persuasion — III

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. Part III To be effective in the use of pathos, in order to evoke favorable emotional impulses, persuaders must bear two...

The Pulpit and the American Revolution: Jonathan Mayhew

Leonard O. Goenaga Article Series: The Pulpit and the Patriots WEEK 2: The Pulpit and the American Revolution: Jonathan Mayhew (1720-1766) Jonathan Mayhew is one such example...

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