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How will you describe Chivalrous Knight in the modern world today?

Asked by T A RAMESH, 16 Apr '09 06:05 pm
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Perhaps history is repeating itself and a dose of courtesy and respect is needed from everyone; with war, crime, and political issues left and right, the knightly virtues of solving things with words before violence, and always with honor, is appealing to many people. In order for chivalry to be encouraged in our society first the stereotypes must be corrected. Trying to support an idea viewed by many to be demeaning to women would never make an impression. We have to show that chivalry is an act of mutual admiration and respect rather than condescending.

To prove this, women must take an active and equal part in displaying knightly virtues, courtly love, and honor while men must take on the mantle of their knightly forefathers, and by example, protest the stereotypes that chivalrous values are womanly. But how can we encourage this good nature in others? Farrell says simply, You can tell all the stories you want, you can preach and encourage and threaten and cajole, but the best wa ...more
Answered by Pardeep kapoor, 17 Apr '09 01:42 am

 
  
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