They call attention to everything that you and your social justice warrior ilk are not: honorable, good, just, and fair-minded. Have you even spent five minutes looking through the articles on my blog here? Let us go through each point of Ms. Zuckerberg’s confused babbling to see what we may discover. […] made up of dark and mysterious forces beyond our control. The result is that these books become neglected and the wisdom found within forgotten. It is just because we have lost our ability to recognize this nobility that I celebrate it so much. It is an innovative work, and you sense this. Keep up the good work Quintus – it’s appreciated. Donna Zuckerberg believes that social media has allowed so-called Red Pillers (named after the now-quarantined subreddit of the same name) … You can find it here. In his aptly-named treatise Quod optimus medicus sit quoque philosophus (The Best Doctor Is Also A Philosopher) he tells us: For if in order to discover the nature of the body, the differentiae of diseases and the indications for cures, it is appropriate for him to be practiced in logic, and to stay diligent in the practice of these things, to despise money, and to exercise self-control.[I.60K]. We’re not going to let anyone tell us how to think, or try to devalue our dear patrimony. Keep up the great work and know that your fine work here has real impact. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. They are philosophers in a way that civilians of this age cannot fathom. Because I love the subject matter, and I truly believe in its power to bring back what we have lost from our society. Hell, even talking to Marines with no formal training in the classics, I can sense more of a connection, a kinship even, because their experiences have “educated” them to trade in the currency of truth and ultimate reality. Are you going to say, Ms. Zuckerberg, that character and morals were not important to him? Now, I’ve fallen for that lure more times than I care to admit, and occasionally it still brings me some tenuous form of smug self satisfaction to debate them. Let me look up your email address. In an article titled When Education Does Not Mean Knowledge: The Case Of Mark Zuckerberg’s Sister, he evaporates her entire educational career in one […]. That is the difference between you and me.”. Some things are much bigger than us and worth fighting for. : The Rise And Fall Of Empires:  Ibn Khaldun’s Theory Of Social Development. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. His father is a dentist and his mother is a psychiatrist. One chap suggested we common folk ought not just read the primary sources because we might get silly ideas into our little heads. I seek to elevate people and raise them up, Ms. Zuckerberg, while you seek to pull people down and denigrate them. Content. I realize that you feel entitled to bully and condescend to others who do not accept your agenda. All women, being women, want attention. It is an incontestable fact that a diligent study of the classical texts and languages promotes civic virtue, moral excellence, and a deeper connection with the continuity of history. Let me move on to your other false point where you said I unduly emphasize character and virtue. Quintus, have you done any dedicated pieces to the subject of ‘When Education Does Not Mean Knowledge’? Thanks for commenting, Samulusssss! If it were me, I would get Veloce to coach me for a bit, and then challenge her to a scone bake-off. No one else writing today can produce what I produce. Schopenhauer, in his estimation of the female character hit the nail on the head when he proclaimed that women are merely “big kids,” as such, they aren’t meant to be taken seriously. She says the family was tight-knit and the parents encouraged their children to develop whatever talents they had. Your response was measured, thought out, and absolutely disintegrated her premise and arguments. You and company are onto something, making inroads. Add a worthless college degree and an STD or three and you can be a victim at the Pity Party tm. The article – long but certainly worth a read in its entirety – […], Donna Zuckerberg has just put out a book “Not All Dead White Men: Classics and Misogyny in the Digital Age ”. Our time, and our current condition, perhaps calls for a renaissance of character, and a renewed interest in the study of virtue and moral goodness. 2018 Sucess . Consider these articles, for example, which are just a few among many that deal with Near Eastern cultural and historical subjects: Be The Phantom Of A Vision:  The Wisdom Of Ibn Munir, The Wisdom Of Mercy From Ibn Hazm Al-Zahiri, How Al Fadl Al-Barmaki Learned Bluntness And Generosity. I have done more to introduce young people to the classics than you have done, or ever will do. Who else but me has written with such knowledge and sensitivity on these subjects? ( Log Out /  Its written on your money. Phormio, who had never lifted a weapon in his entire life, began to discourse at length on military matters. Both appeal primarily to those who know enough to detect what seems plausible, and yet not enough to know what is true. Learn how your comment data is processed. Education. Randi is said to have carried Germany, Poland and Austria ancestry. It is you, you who seeks to impose controls on what can and cannot be written about. The topic of this article is a woman who knows just enough of her craft to be able to make a buck. I realize that your famous name makes you feel entitled to pass judgment on others and malign others. I have published a number of books and translations, and continue to write regularly here at qcurtius.com. From her article What’s so special about the Classics: “In other words, if our discipline wants to survive, we need to abandon the idea that there’s something inherently better and more worth studying about Classics than other disciplines. Harvard University Press published her first monograoh titled "Not All Dead White Men: Classics and Misogyny in the Digital Age." You can tell just how scared they are that they’re losing…”big league!”. Countless people turned to Plutarch not only for entertainment but also for moral intelligence. I seek to elevate people and raise them up, Ms. Zuckerberg, while you seek to pull people down and denigrate them. Can you comprehend what level of dedication and will this takes? You have falsely tried to categorize me as a “right wing” writer, and have falsely tried to attribute to me ideas that I do not believe. You, for all of your posturing? He spends a whole section in his treatise on oratory (Institutio Oratoria XII.5) to the importance of character. Yet it is a fact. Zuckerberg the Lesser couldn’t care less about your intellectual credentials because her pot shot wasn’t intended as an invitation to cerebral Holmgang. That is something far, far beyond your poor power to attempt. Much appreciated. Is that so? Arielle is a project manager for marketing company Wildfire Interactive. The only claim I make for myself is an acute desire for virtue and knowledge. I spend a lot of time in my books and on my blog discussing these things. Those guys are the backbone of the left. It seems Ms. Zuckerberg has not read Sun Tzu; if she had, she would known better than to make war against any enemy she does not know or understand at all. Epic takedown and well deserved. Harvard University Press published her first monograoh titled "Not All Dead White Men: Classics and Misogyny in the Digital Age.". She has shown herself to have no class and less breeding. Have you seen one of my most popular articles? You claim to be protecting the world from imaginary straw-men, gremlins, goblins, and assorted bugbears. It was my pleasure to write it. A truly exemplary retort aimed at a wholly unworthy adversary. That is the difference between you and me. I am an accomplished translator, essayist, and writer. I fit into no neat category. To this sentiment, I agreed, but not without realizing that she came to this conclusion by ruminating long on the French existentialist philosophers, I by being in combat. Donna's brother Mark Zuckerberg is the 5th richest person in the world and he is said to have the net worth of US$53.7 billion. For glory derived from riches and appearances is transitory and brittle, but masculine virtue is pure and eternal. She is a woman who is extremely privileged to be the sister of Mark Zuckerberg or no one would give her such an elevated voice. E Pluribus Unum. Who? She is still spending her days with her parents and they are living a happy family life together. This matter will be forgotten in a few days at most. Randy is now a successful business lady. Quintus made her pay for disturbing a resting lion who was minding his own business here, and on Roosh’s Kingmaker podcast […]. I have fought more battles than you will ever fight. Character was important to the ancients even in areas where would not expect, such as rhetoric and medicine. Some pot, heroin for weight loss, and prozac to deal with the lonely atomised existence of shallow materialism. And that is scaring the hell out of your adversaries. It’s a big issue today, in my opinion, and one of the reasons has to do with the abandonment of classical philosophy in contemporary thinking. Your attempt to smear me with this label is a lie. Do you want to know why I write? Poor girl didn’t realize what she was getting herself into by foolishly choosing to engage on terrain so familiar to you. 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I swear they have a checklist of buzzwords that they look for in any text, which if not present, they put their fingers in their ears and start screaming. Oh you ebil White men and your morality. Roland (Marie-Jeanne Phlippon, a distinguished woman I am sure you are ignorant of) called Plutarch “the pasture of great souls.”  The poet Heinrich Heine was spurred to action by reading of the glorious deeds described in Plutarch, as was Napoleon and countless others. This is the difference between you and me. ( Log Out /  Thanks much, man. Donna Schmidt Siblings. This, I assume, stems from their necessary proximity to death. Zuckerberg is the chairman and chief executive of Facebook, Inc. May 14, 1984 (age 28), Net worth: $12.1 billion USD (2012) Spouse: Priscilla Chan (m. 2012) Siblings: Randi Zuckerberg, Arielle Zuckerberg, Donna Zuckerberg Education: Phillips Exeter Academy (2000–2002), Ardsley High School (1998–2000), Harvard University, Mercy College Character matters in everything, Ms. Zuckerberg, and it affects everything. Ms. Zuckerberg has read my book Thirty-Seven and attacks me on several alleged grounds, primarily these: Ms. Zuckerberg proceeds to even more grandiose claims that the “manosphere” (whatever that is) is somehow “linked” to evil goblins and gremlins such as the “right wing” and other imaginary bugbears. He grew up with three sisters, Randi, Arielle and Donna. Trivia. This is the first time that I’ve seen your site; indeed, it’s the first I’ve even heard of you. You have no real feel for these works. : Will not the good man consider every day to be a festival?…For the world is the most august of temples and most worthy of its Lord. These books of classical antiquity were abandoned forty years ago by the left academics as being irrelevant writings of dead white men. Are you so frightened of talk about character and leadership because you recognize that you fall so short of the ideal? You have no answer, only false labels and smears that are used to police the thought of others. Into this work I poured my heart and soul. There is fear oozing from her words. Instead of attacking me, you should be celebrating me. I have earned the right to write on these subjects because I am knowledgeable about them, and because my readers know that I work harder than anyone else to bring this forgotten wisdom of the past to new generations. You spend your days obsessing about me and other innocent people who have done nothing to anyone. Jesus isn’t some underpriviledged drug mule dealing dope. Visit more often. There are times when a sleeping lion must rouse himself from repose to swat a yapping dog. One of these we hold in common with the gods, and the other with the wild beasts. Does that shock you? Skirts are knuckleheads, always have been, the only smart ones are the best looking and most hypergamously inclined. All our powers are situated in our minds and bodies; we make use of the mind more for control, and the body for service. Do you have any knowledge of the Arabic language? Dear Sir, While you are a child of privilege, I am a man who has earned his way through life through the sweat of his own brow. I hope this post convinces others, even as I am sure the incontinent child you addressed will not learn from this until many years have passed, and she has suffered much for her lack in perceiving truth. Very, very true. All three of her siblings, Mark Zuckerberg, Randi Zuckerberg and Arielle Zuckerberg, work in the technology sector. My work speaks for itself. I earned my love of ancient wisdom with my own effort, and I hold it close to my heart. I miss the camaraderie I once enjoyed in the Marines, having steel sharpen steel. I find your translations more palatable and your comments provide excellent insight for me to digest the lessons. Read more of her work here. Nothing would have made her more furious than knowing that the Manosphere didn’t acknowledge the musings of one lone fat girl. Why? Yeah… I would have just called her a Jew cunt and told her to go easy on the scones. 6 others named Donna Zucker are on LinkedIn. When the academic, sister of Mark Zuckerberg, began exploring online antifeminism, she discovered far-right men’s groups were using classical antiquity … Richard Spencer’s AltRight.com has a reading list as well. Donna Zucker. ( Log Out /  Tin foil hats aren’t worn at the Bank. Men of character, virtue, and honor are not for sale and cannot be bought. You not seen my article on Christine de Pizan, and it speaks truths for which you have falsely grotesquely... 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