There are good men in every age

Men of culture. I know they exist but I seem to be related to most of them.

Bring back good breeding. Leave Debrett’s at schools. Speaking of –

He nailed the pronunciation. Nailed it to the wall like art.

I find it tricky to recite aloud, it’s a tongue twister. There’s a little flyting in how he mocks his self-proclaimed enemies for hating his scant contentment, it’s so stoic. It’s what rap wished it could be, you can feel the genuine confidence.

I think a lot of lost men could benefit from studying it, alongside ‘IF’.

A great poem, especially in these times. That is one of the greatest poems in English literature, and while quite well-known here, I’m shocked how few foreigners have ever heard of it.
White culture and grace in a poem. They’d never dare teach it in schools, it has so many virtues, a sense of known superiority and a kind of contempt for lesser minds. It’s taught at uni level, it’s on the oxford website.

https://www.bartleby.com/40/51.html

A Short Analysis of ‘My Mind to Me a Kingdom Is’

If you’re of the “white people invented civilization” persuasion (cough Charles Murray), it pretty much describes the attitude of how.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/282085.Human_Accomplishment

Ironically, it could be adopted as a mindset by other races, they just don’t want to.

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