The Meek Shall Inherit the Earth

Somewhere in my files I probably still have a clipping of a cartoon I saw in National Review back in the 70s.

The meek shall inherit the Earth

And the aggressive shall take it away from them

This is one of the tenets of Christianity I have always had an issue with. This emphasis on meekness is hard to reconcile with my Ancient Greek cardinal virtue of andreia, which might be fairly translated as manliness.

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