embraces truth, self-discovery, reason and compassion. It encourages
people to find personal authenticity by encountering life as a Quest.
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The groundwork of CN
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as expounded in The Deeper Quest:
Law is the application of reason to conscience. This is recognized
as the basis for our judicial system, and the attainment of personal
autonomy. While conscience tells us what is right and wrong, reason
provides a knowledgeable response. One without the other does not
is that instinct, or "inner aim," that pushes us
to develop ourselves for the greater good. Ever get that feeling
of discontent that your life isn't what it should be? That's Telos.
is the proficiency of applying reason to virtue in order to attain
moral autonomy and competency. This is considered the highest good
for human beings to attain in their lives. The development of real
virtue is the purpose of freedom.
is the moment when truth confronts one's ego and shatters previous
illusions and prejudices - a turning point when a new person of
conscience is born.
(capital "K") refers to points in history when disparate
factors converge to produce dramatic leaps in human consciousness
(the Axial Age and Age of Enlightenment being the
most famous). It is our hope that a new Kairos event is coming.
One of the purposes of Chivalry-Now is to contribute to such
an event by preserving ideals of value. When spelled with a small
"k," it refers to the ever changing moment in time.
means Order of the World, a relationship with nature
which includes respect and understanding.
come from the shadows as advocates of light to replace what
was lost, fix what was broken, and renew a pervasive conscience
long considered dead."
chivalry from a Christian perspective, by Rick Kasparek
by Charlie Chaplin,
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