You should go and read it, since evidently you know nothing of these matters. I miss the camaraderie I once enjoyed in the Marines, having steel sharpen steel. Mme. We should instead read the secondary scholarship which will give us the correct understanding of this material. She says the family was tight-knit and the parents encouraged their children to develop whatever talents they had. In this podcast, I, Scott Lepisto, interview classicists from all walks of life to discover how they became interested in the Greco-Roman world, who influenced them, and how their careers evolved. Thanks for commenting, Samulusssss! Since the elite cannot burn the books or censor them (yet), they will seek to destroy those who either write them or promote them. Are you that ignorant of the classical tradition that you claim to be upholding? I once had an Education professor announce in class that one could not become the best teacher one could be without first having come to terms with one’s own death. In 2010, he was listed in 100 wealthiest and most influential people in the world. There is fear oozing from her words. You sum up my feelings exactly. Read more of her work here. I hope this increases and broadens your audience. Quintus, if you haven’t read Scott Adams’ blog post on what he calls “word-thinking” (which I try to expand on), you should. Musashi swordplay with words as the weapon. They want these books burned in the sense that nobody reads them, even though the works are technically legal to read, out of fear of social or political retribution if they are caught. Hopefully she drove some traffic and book sales your way. Do you make it a habit to live off the labor of others? There are times when a sleeping lion must rouse himself from repose to swat a yapping dog. No one ever gave me anything: I made my own way in life as the son of immigrants who did not have the benefit of being royalty like yourself. Keep up the good work Quintus – it’s appreciated. Mark Elliot Zuckerberg was born on May 14, 1984, in White Plains, New York and was brought up in Dobbs Ferry, New York. Turning to the “education” section of the Identity Evropa website one finds a few books about race science, a few articles about crime, and, under “history”, a dead link to an essay called “What the Founding Fathers thought about Race”. Dr. Donna, who has a Ph.D. in classics (the study of ancient Greece and Rome), is alarmed and angered. Reproduction by written permission from Quintus Curtius only. San Francisco Bay Area. I’m honored to mentioned so many times lately. Who are you to try to categorize people, pin labels on people, or to try to dictate what someone should or should not write about? He was, as one scholar put it, “simply one of the most influential writers who ever lived,” not because of his art but because of the dignity he portrayed. What is this effrontery? Zuckerberg is the chairman and chief executive of Facebook, Inc. May 14, 1984 (age 28), Net worth: $12.1 billion USD (2012) Spouse: Priscilla Chan (m. 2012) Siblings: Randi Zuckerberg, Arielle Zuckerberg, Donna Zuckerberg Education: Phillips Exeter Academy (2000–2002), Ardsley High School (1998–2000), Harvard University, Mercy College Her parents were a dentist and psychologist. Both appeal primarily to those who know enough to detect what seems plausible, and yet not enough to know what is true. I only see some scribblings that attempt to capitalize on the work of others. You, on the other hand, use them as a punch line. What a brilliant take down of this entitled attention seeking privileged credentialed fool. No. Randi Jayne Zuckerberg (born February 28, 1982) is an American businesswoman. On March 9 I asked my editorial board how we should celebrate Eidolon’s impending five-year anniversary. This, I assume, stems from their necessary proximity to death. Yeah… I would have just called her a Jew cunt and told her to go easy on the scones. Even so, if you look at my books and my blog, you will find hardly anyone who writes about such a broad number of subjects. I am not concerned with your approval or your praise, Ms. Zuckerberg: I am concerned only with the truth. Much appreciated. I have recently learned that a writer, Donna Zuckerberg, has scribbled some derogatory article in which my name has appeared. Thanks Miss Zuckerberg. I am not a political writer and have no political agenda; I identify with no political group. Have you not seen my article on queen Amalasuntha? She received her PhD in Classics from Princeton and teaches for Stanford Continuing Studies and the Paideia Institute. Keep up the good work. ”. So, to see a fellow Teufel in the fight really gets my blood up. Who else but me has written with such knowledge and sensitivity on these subjects? Who, other than an unfeeling dolt, could fail to be inspired by such luminous diction? Let me look up your email address. I swear they have a checklist of buzzwords that they look for in any text, which if not present, they put their fingers in their ears and start screaming. That is the difference between you and me.”. People who can only exist in a society of censorship and manipulation. Thanks for saying that, Will. Truly wonderful. “Exhibit A” is their Manosphere article – rainbowalbrecht, Man Is Wolf To Man: Surviving The Gulag (Review), Xenophon's Dream, And The Power Of Character, Greatness Of Soul: Becoming A Man Of Substance (Podcast), Prisoner Of The Bolsheviks: The Ordeal Of Henry Pearson, That I do not devote enough attention in my writing to “women and children.”, That I have an unduly “narrow view of history” in that I focus too much on character, masculine virtue, and leadership, and not enough on “historical processes.”. Ultimately the reason why more and more people will go against such political correctness and mudslinging as Ms. Zuckerberg partakes in is that ultimately they are in their high castle casting judgement on all while as you have outlined in this article, the ones who truly want to teach, advise, help, and ultimately enrich the common man or woman’s life will be out there doing so in the real world. It seems Ms. Zuckerberg has not read Sun Tzu; if she had, she would known better than to make war against any enemy she does not know or understand at all. The only claim I make for myself is an acute desire for virtue and knowledge. The very last thing you should be doing is attacking me. We must, I imagine, be made to understand that Socrates was no hero – he was a brutal, privileged enforcer of white cisheteropatriarchy. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Now that others have picked up that mantle, and are finding meaning in these works, these cultural marxists are going to try and slither their way back in and dictate to us all what these writers (supposedly) really meant. 2018 Sucess . Jesus isn’t some underpriviledged drug mule dealing dope. Well? He grew up with three sisters, Randi, Arielle and Donna. If you did, you would never be able to miss the role of character and virtue in a great many classical and Renaissance works. You, for all of your posturing? Have you not seen my article on Christine de Pizan, and why women need role models as much as men do? Snap: Karen Kempner with her family Thank you, brother, for your great words. Well put. I come late to this blog, having read only a couple articles, all within the last year. From her article What’s so special about the Classics: “In other words, if our discipline wants to survive, we need to abandon the idea that there’s something inherently better and more worth studying about Classics than other disciplines. It is as false as it is intellectually dishonest. She is still spending her days with her parents and they are living a happy family life together. Ms. Zuckerberg’s attack article is atrocious and specious at best. It is not an untried path; many others have walked this road before. You seek to shut people up who fail to toe your politically-correct line. While you were bullying people for not adhering to your politically-correct ideology, I was starting a law firm, trying cases in court, fighting for the rights of the common man, and making an honest name for myself. Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash. If you had a more expansive soul and were possessed of deeper life experiences, you might have been capable of appreciating this. 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As a Marine and teacher of the classics, I am heartened to see so eloquent and ardent a defender of virtus such as you staying in the fight; for, as Allan Blom mentioned in The Closing of the American Mind, “…practically no one reads (the classics) as they were once read – for finding out whether or not they were true.” Truth is a devalued commodity today, and Education is awash in the latest tripe. I seek to elevate people and raise them up, Ms. Zuckerberg, while you seek to pull people down and denigrate them. What achievements do you have to your credit? Always be the one to show up late, carving a sword from a boat oar. You might like the motto I chose for my book “Pantheon”, which I took from the humanist Bartolomeo Fonzio: “So advance, fight unflinchingly with steel, and bring to bear standard against standard, weapon against weapon, and chest against chest. “In fact, I think that deep down, you despise these books. His father is a dentist and his mother is a psychiatrist. Thank you. Instead of attacking me, you should be celebrating me. This is pretty hilarious, I hope some good comes out of it where it will garner more attention to your site where people can cast their own judgement. I’ve read Donna’s publication for a while to keep myself informed about the death of Classics as an academic discipline even though I always come away from it disgusted. This is the first time that I’ve seen your site; indeed, it’s the first I’ve even heard of you. I have published a number of books and translations, and continue to write regularly here at qcurtius.com. Although he was born in White Plains, he was raised in Dobbs Ferry, NY. Let us go through each point of Ms. Zuckerberg’s confused babbling to see what we may discover. And I, the spectator of your fortitude…will be there, and will honor each of you according to his merits.” It never fails to arouse something within me. For you to be unaware of this–or, even worse, deliberately to ignore this fact–is shameful and inexcusable. I think you said it right when you noted that she uses Classics as a punch line. All our powers are situated in our minds and bodies; we make use of the mind more for control, and the body for service. It published its own student directory, "The Photo Address Book", which students referred to as "The Facebook". Poor girl didn’t realize what she was getting herself into by foolishly choosing to engage on terrain so familiar to you. But are you actually going to try to claim, Ms. Zuckerberg, that an emphasis on character and virtue is not a thread that runs through a great number of classical authors? (I was active duty 1990-1994 and reserves 1995 to 2000). I should write another piece on ROK. You can tell just how scared they are that they’re losing…”big league!”. The works of antiquity have helped teach me to overcome bodily pain and deficiency by endurance and greatness of soul; to have contempt for death and the fleeting nature of life; to ward off melancholy by focusing on the majesty and glory of classical virtue (virtus); and to seek to live a balanced and happy life by cherishing friendship, family, and love. You could tell just how angry and bitter this person is by reading. But in this case the deliberate misrepresentations were so bad that it called for a proper answer. 7.1m Followers, 378 Following, 170 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Mark Zuckerberg (@zuck) My books speak for themselves. I emphasize character, morals, and the education of the young because I know how important it is. Consider Quintilian. Harvard University Press published her first monograoh titled "Not All Dead White Men: Classics and Misogyny in the Digital Age.". You gave her attention, you took the bait. If you’d like, you can email me and I’d be happy to make suggestions for a more accurate 1580s Italian close helm, or perhaps other less archetypal examples. This is the difference between you and me. Does that shock you? Education. It was also at the heart of Western culture for the centuries in which Plutarch was accounted an indispensable guide [italics mine]. An earlier inspiration for Facebook may have come from Phillips Exeter Academy, the prep school from which Zuckerberg graduated in 2002. You spend your days obsessing about me and other innocent people who have done nothing to anyone. When the academic, sister of Mark Zuckerberg, began exploring online antifeminism, she discovered far-right men’s groups were using classical antiquity … Not only this, but unlike anyone else, I am willing to write knowledgeably on Islamic and Arabic history. Learn how your comment data is processed. Countless people turned to Plutarch not only for entertainment but also for moral intelligence. Our time, and our current condition, perhaps calls for a renaissance of character, and a renewed interest in the study of virtue and moral goodness. . They want a world full of mercenaries with no ideologies, no convictions, and no values other than profit or business. You know what that is? Donna has 1 job listed on their profile. Great comment, man. Best regards. By Donna Zuckerberg Donna Zuckerberg is a Silicon Valley-based classics scholar and the author of “Not All Dead White Men.” She is editor in chief of … Character was important to the ancients even in areas where would not expect, such as rhetoric and medicine. I have earned the right to write on these subjects because I am knowledgeable about them, and because my readers know that I work harder than anyone else to bring this forgotten wisdom of the past to new generations. Fuck this entitled bitch. In the same book, he also discusses how a knowledge of philosophy and history are also important. Randy is now a successful business lady. I don’t think they’re going to be successful, because as you say, deep down these academics really can’t abide the messages contained in these classic works. Do you want to know why I write? It was words like these that inspired me to work day and night to translate Sallust. Character matters in everything, Ms. Zuckerberg, and it affects everything. I realize you are trying to make a name for yourself by attacking writers in the hope that it will validate your own agenda. He is now aged 32 years old. Great things will be happening in 2017…you’ll see! Anyone is welcome here who comes with a clean heart, a decent spirit, and who is free from malice or rude behavior. E Pluribus Unum. You have also said I lack an appreciation of “historical processes.” Oh, really? […] Curtius delivered a verbal spanking with his response, “When Education Does Not Mean Knowledge: The Case Of Donna Zuckerberg“. You seek to shut people up who fail to toe your politically-correct line. I’m always reminded of the duel on Ganryu Island every time I find my ego insulted. Michael B. Jordan Is Dating Steve Harvey's Daughter Lori Harvey: Details Here, Ana de Armas Reveals The Reason Behind The Break Up With Ben Affleck: Details Here, Is Paul Hollywood's Ex Summer Monteys Fullam Dating Someone? She is the sister of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, who is America’s leading fan of the Emperor Augustus, founder of the Roman Empire. You have falsely and grotesquely tried to smear me by including my name with people whose ideas I do not share. Please, keep it up. I’ve listened to your podcasts and read your articles including ones that guide both men and women and that you’ve taken time to personally respond to my emails in which I had a personal question as you do among many people who come to you for help. It is an innovative work, and you sense this. 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