This blog is a companion to our podcast The Everyday Knight, in which we discuss the application of chivalric principles to our modern lives; we seek to live chivalrously everyday.
Fortitude, in many ways, combines aspects of other virtues so as to create a new and worthwhile virtue. It includes discipline, courage and perseverance over time. Fortitude is an amalgam that allows us to make ourselves better through training, and to succeed by continuing in the face of adversity.
Franchise is defined differently by different people. It has elements of appearance, the exercise of right and privilege, it can even be likened to the act of ‘being.’ We explore a variety of views and discuss our personal observations of this singular virtue.
In this episode we explore the nature of Justice itself. (Particularly as compared to vengeance) as well as the importance of being Just in terms of the Virtues. Not merely in terms of a sense of balance and fair play, but including a view toward ‘greater good’ and whether the individual is, or should be responsible for that.