Within America, honor has had significant influence over social interactions to this day despite the influence of democracy, first world law enforcement and a higher standard of living than that of typical honor based societies in the world, but honor culture is still found in the day to day of otherwise “honorless” societies. Ryan Brown’s […]Read more "Where is the Truth in Honor: III"
Honor and violence play fundamental roles in shaping interactions within society, and their presence or absence can mean drastically different things for any culture that endorses or discourages violence or honor practices. It is most common, however, for a culture to determine when violence is appropriate with honor, which is where Mark Cooney’s research in […]Read more "Where is the Truth in Honor: I"
“No one has the right to beat you.” – Ronda Rousey, former UFC Women’s Bantamweight champion. Among other things, no one has the right to your heart. Not even God. He himself has set it up that way because he does not plunder or force us into relationship. He sets a boundary for himself out […]Read more "Guard Your Heart: (But Never Fight For It)"
If you have ever been punched in the face or beaten badly, the idea of doing it by choice sounds like a bad idea; no, make that a dumb idea. In defending my love of fighting, quite often I find myself explaining to people that any kind of fighting is actually rooted deep in our sub […]Read more "Why: A Pugilist’s Explanation"