I’m not a car guy, so I can’t tell you what year that particular Corvette was made, nor can I spout any impressive specs about the vehicle picture. But even someone as clueless about cars as I am can recognize the badassery Anthony projects behind the wheel of this classic automobile.
Which begs the question that was asked here on Google+ when Anthony posted this picture:
Do vintage Vette owners have….Primility?
And the answer is … it depends. Continue Reading
The first book being read and passed around is Humility: An Unlikely Biography of America’s Greatest Virtue by David J. Bobb. As you might expect, it is a book that celebrates much of what is good and virtuous about the United States of America. And considering the people Bobb profiles — Abigail Adams, Abraham Lincoln, and Frederick Douglass, to name a few — it’s hard to argue with him.
But all of us, Americans and non-Americans alike, know that the history of the United States is far more nuanced than could ever be captured in 188 pages about a handful of people and how they embodied a single virtue.
Which is perfectly fine. It makes sense. And it’s what makes the history of the United States such a compelling prism through which to view and learn about primility. Continue Reading