us in a contest to find the best quote(s) to display on Chivalry-Now
tee shirts. Submissions should be thought-provoking and reflect
the essence of Chivalry-Now for purposes of outreach.
Please submit by March 21, 2014 on
Forum. The winner(s) will be announced on March 31st,
The prize will be our much coveted Chivalric
No Prize, chivalry being its own reward.
represents a code of ethics that embraces truth, self-discovery,
reason and compassion. It encourages people to find personal authenticity
by encountering life as a Quest.
is also a worldwide fellowship committed to healing our wounded
culture by returning what was lost, a mixture of Western realism
and idealism, updated for today.
join us on our quest by introducing yourself on our Open
Forum, a place to develop friendships, share ideas and enjoy
our CN affiliate in South Africa, the Collegiate Fellowship
of Chivalry, founded by Terence Plage, KCN.
to know where Chivalry-Now derives its fundamental principles?
In The Deeper
Quest, certain concepts are brought to light that were fundamental
to the moral development of Western civilization (many from ancient
Here is a
quick review of some of those concepts:
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."
weekend Gathering of CN's Knights and Companions
is being planned for the weekend of June 20th in Connecticut.
Its purpose will be to decide the future of this fellowship
as a cultural movement.
Details will be made available here.
of the 12 Trusts
The groundwork of CN
For aspiring Knights
an resource to help people, founded by Companion Yusuf Dar
On the Road to Knighthood,
by Steven Forgette, KCN
Chapel, for Knightings
a PDF of the 12 Trusts
video of the 12 Trusts.
A practice speech
performed by Kevin Hankins, CNC.
Impossible Dream See Article
Armorial Design of the IFCN