‘Your Country Needs You': Why did so Many Volunteer in 1914?


Some went willingly, some went reluctantly, some signed up their horses. The volunteer soldiers of World War I.

The Profound Strength of an Unclenched Fist

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What Renner Larson’s grandfather, uncle and Dick Van Dyke taught him about masculinity.

What Are You Prepared to Do?

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In case of a violent attack, J. A. Drew Diaz says that it’s time to embrace the corollary to the Boy Scout motto: be prepared to fight back.

Man-to-Man With American in Israel Who is Protesting Mandatory National Service

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Cooper Fleishman sits down with Moriel Rothman, an American in Israel who will go to jail rather than be forced to join the Israeli Armed Forces.

“Despite all the pacifist wishes in the world, war is sometimes a necessary evil. “


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What do Pacifists do on Memorial Day?


Tom Matlack wrestles with the meaning of Memorial Day for a guy raised by Quakers.

Be a Man: A Faithful Response to Violence


Society tells us that a man fights back, but is that truly the best thing to do?