“If,” by Rudyard Kipling, is a late Victorian poem written to honor the stoic tradition but we believe it articulates many of the modern virtues we espouse. These include Fortitude, Courage, Diligence and Humility. We give a reading and our interpretation of the poem with our modern interpretations.
Month: April 2021
IF, by Rudyard Kipling, Part 2
Humility Brings Greater Honor
Chapter 50, The Virtues of Bushido
There are many similarities between the Samurai of feudal Japan and the knights of medieval Europe. In this episode we compare their code of conduct with our modern day code of Chivalry.