Can Courage Be Taught?

Last week, I outlined my aspirations for the Academy of Chivalry. This week I want to elaborate on one of the highest goals of our school: to train young men to be courageous. But can courage be taught? So long as one thinks of teaching in terms of a Certified Educational Professionals drilling concepts and information into the brains of children in a classroom, the answer is most emphatically NO. Well-fed functionaries delivering Powerpoint slides and waxing bureaucratic will convince no one. Incongruity between the content and the context is too much.

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