You Are the Alien Now

The Orthosphere

A culture is defined by its heroes, a hero being one who embodies the virtues and advances the idea of that culture. Most heroes have embodied the military virtues of valor and marital skill, but it is perfectly reasonable to say that there have been cultures in which the heroes were holy men, philosophers, artists, or men of science. The key is that the hero is held up as an object of emulation, and that he was, in his day, an agent of the culture’s telos.

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Author: Alfred E. Neuman

71 year old geek, ultra-conservative patriot.