Francis Lee

About Francis Lee

Francis Lee is a 2017 graduate from the United States Naval Academy. He is currently deployed in Forward-Deployed Naval Forces Japan on board the U.S.S. Antietam.

The End of Decadence?

By |2020-04-05T13:10:44-05:00April 5th, 2020|Categories: Books, Coronavirus, Culture, Western Civilization|

Will our own age of decadence collapse with this novel coronavirus? Ross Douthat, in “The Decadent Society,” foreshadows rather prophetically, not knowing at the time of its printing, that this possibility could arise. As I approach the second week of my 14-day quarantine, due to possible COVID-19 infection upon detachment from my previous military [...]

Liberal Education at the Naval Academy

By |2020-02-28T16:25:44-06:00February 28th, 2020|Categories: Classical Education, Culture, Education, Liberal Arts, Western Civilization, Western Tradition|

The Naval Academy is regarded as one of the top liberal arts colleges in the nation, and many attend for that very reason. But what if the Academy’s curriculum does not reflect a true liberal arts education, but a radical distortion of it—a falsehood? The hour is here when midshipmen candidates of the Class [...]