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A Manifesto on Virtue

Posted: Saturday, January 7th, 2012 @ 2:33 pm in Jeff's Blog | Comments Off

When I was in college at San Jose State, I took Latin classes from Marianina Olcott. That is where I learned about the Roman concept of Virtus (pronounced “where-tuus”). It was a trait that the Romans respected, but it did not mean just virtue. It included other qualities too: prudentia (prudence), iustitia (justice), temperantia (self-control), […]