Category: Agoge

The Children are the Revolution June 6, 2020 Elementary and middle schools teach American children the basics for navigating U.S. social structures. Most can read, write and comprehend literary works at an adequate level by eighth grade. Addition, subtraction and multiplication tables are also regular part of the curriculum. The 21st century brought the world wide web and internet ….  Read More

Agōgē principles raised rugged Spartan warriors April 11, 2020 The English term “spartan” is derived from the Ancient Greek city-state by the same name. The Peloponnesian Wars consisted of two prolonged conflicts between Athens and Sparta. The First Peloponnesian War spanned 15 years, from 460-445 BCE. The Thirty-Years Treaty ended the war. But tensions remained high between the two city-states. ….  Read More