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On every episode of Proverbial, teacher and author Joshua Gibbs (How to Be Unlucky: Reflections on the Pursuit of Virtue and Something They Will Not Forget: A Handbook for Classical Teachers) explores a single proverb, some old bit of wisdom, and tries to discern what it means for modern men.
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Kids These Days

Kids These Days

2019-10-1700:30:46

In this week's episode, Joshua Gibbs contemplates a proverb from Horace: "our fathers age was worse than ours grandfathers, we, worse than they, bring forth an offspring still more advanced than ourselves in evil."
Alone in My Principles

Alone in My Principles

2019-10-1000:26:07

Welcome back to Proverbial with Joshua Gibbs. In this episode, Joshua contemplates a proverb from Cicero, who said that he was " . . . never less idle than when wholly idle, never less alone than when wholly alone." Joshua contemplates the implications of this proverb for modern man. Remember: when you subscribe, rate, and review you help spread the word. If you like this show please hit that button in your app and let us know.
Welcome back to Proverbial with Joshua Gibbs. In this episode, Joshua contemplates a proverb from Jesus Christ who said that, "a Prophet is not without honor except within his own country." Joshua contemplates the context of this proverb and what it means for common contemporary people.
Welcome to the first episode of Proverbial with Joshua Gibbs. In episode one, Joshua contemplates a proverb from the Roman poet, Horace. He wrote, "You may drive out nature with a pitchfork but she keeps coming back." Josh explores the origin of this quote, why he has been living his life according to it, and what it means for normal, average people in this contemporary age.
Proverbial is a new podcast from the CiRCE Institute Podcast Network featuring Joshua Gibbs. Weekly, coming in October.
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