I’ve recently become enamored with rules from the Nation’s past. If you recall, I posted about Gene Autry’s Rules for Cowboys the other day.
Much of the way our culture has evolved (devolved?) has been to pull us away from the values and knowledge we once held as values and knowledge FOR ALL. Now they’re largely though of as quaint or out-dated and unnecessary.
Their most recent essay is taken from Harper’s Magazine, 1931 !
“What the Young Man Should Know”
(Although I assume in today’s world it applies to young women, as well)
he should learn how to:
- Handle firearms
- Speak in public
- Ride a horse
- Drive a car
- And speak at least one foreign language well
And many other things. Go to the link above and educate your young man. Or woman.