Wish I Lived In The Good Old Days Of King Arthur

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Which do you consider to be the most important virtues of chivalry?

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Wish I Lived In The Good Old Days Of King Arthur

Post  Luke on Fri Dec 18, 2009 12:12 pm

Many people say I'm a fish out of water. A modern day bald Sir Lancelot. I find this kind of frustrating due to the fact that I'm quite the chivalrous gentleman. And in today's world that can be an anomaly. Chivalry is gone, or so it appears to be in today's society. The days of gentlemen opening doors for ladies, standing when a woman enters the room, tipping a cap respectfully, seem to be firmly fixed in the "good old days."



I recently discovered this website~
http://www.chivalrynow.net/intro.htm

Perhaps we can springboard this questionaire from that site into a discussion.
1) Does the word Chivalry convey a positive or negative image in your mind?
2) Is there anything about Chivalry you find appealing? If so, what?
3) Is there anything you dislike about Chivalry? If so, what?
4) How would you define Chivalry?
5) Do you find a focus on these values missing in your life?
6) The Order of the Round Table was a fabled order of knighthood started by the legendary King Arthur. Only prestigious knights of proven skill, courage and virtue were invited to belong. This brotherhood worked together for the good of Arthur’s realm.
If you were invited to join a similar Round Table today, would you:
__ Accept without hesitation.
__ Find the offer attractive or flattering and actively look into it.
__ Want to know more about it first, but only if the info comes your way.
__ Feel somewhat amused, but not interested.
__ Think the idea is stupid, even though it appeals to something deep inside you.
__ Think the idea has no relevance.
__ Consider it a complete turn-off.
7) Camelot represents a kind of Utopia based on Chivalry. It is a realm that enjoys peace, grace and beauty. The people are inspired by high ideals and work together in respect and harmonious cooperation. They value and appreciate what they have. In a world saturated by corporate greed, consumerism and politics tainted by corruption and special interests, how do you view Camelot as a symbol? Which of the following statements most closely resembles your opinion:
__ It is a valuable ideal that can be used for cultural, social & political improvement.
__ It has some nostalgic value.
__ As a symbol for change, it is probably too late to make a difference.
__ A nice idea that can have no realistic impact on today’s world.
__ Ridiculous to try.
__ I like the way things are, and don’t want change.
8)Would you personally like to see men act more chivalrous?
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Re: Wish I Lived In The Good Old Days Of King Arthur

Post  BillyBaldwin on Fri Dec 18, 2009 12:52 pm

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Re: Wish I Lived In The Good Old Days Of King Arthur

Post  Luke on Sun Dec 20, 2009 12:05 am

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Re: Wish I Lived In The Good Old Days Of King Arthur

Post  Skully on Mon Dec 21, 2009 12:21 pm

Thanks for posting that. Nothing like a view laughs to start the day.
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Re: Wish I Lived In The Good Old Days Of King Arthur

Post  Celsius on Thu Apr 01, 2010 8:29 am

This is a serious issue Skully. There are far too many blokes that learn a thing or two from this.
I for one value patience and honor.
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Re: Wish I Lived In The Good Old Days Of King Arthur

Post  Austin on Thu Apr 01, 2010 8:46 pm

I'm believe each of those virtues are important. It all depends on the time and place.
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Re: Wish I Lived In The Good Old Days Of King Arthur

Post  Soapbuddy on Thu Apr 01, 2010 10:15 pm

BillyBaldwin wrote:
To some degree that's true.
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