A great read for all men to consider and dwell upon.

Originally posted on Rise of The West:

Manly Honor VII: How and Why to Revive Manly Honor in the Twenty-First Century

by Brett on December 21, 2012 · 91 comments

in A Man’s Life, On Manhood

Over the last few months, we’ve defined traditional honor, and then taken a look at the different ways that definition has been interpreted and lived by men over the centuries.

Traditional honor consists of having a reputation judged worthy of respect and admiration by a group of equal peers who share the same code of standards.In primitive times, these standards were based on strength and courage. In the medieval period, outward integrity and chivalry were added to these primal qualities of manhood. In the 19th century, the Stoic-Christian honor code drew from the philosophy of ancient Greece and the faith which gave the code its name, by seeking to form a new kind of honor…

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