How long should it take to learn these 12 virtues?

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Miss Tranton
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How long should it take to learn these 12 virtues?

Post by Miss Tranton » Thu Mar 08, 2018 7:41 am

It seems a little overwhelming to me for a beginner. I instead it's the foundation, but do you have any tips on how to get these down? It feels like memorization, rote, which I was never a fan of in school.

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Re: How long should it take to learn these 12 virtues?

Post by Daniel » Sat Mar 10, 2018 2:50 pm

Well, the good news is there's not really a time limit. Don't sweat it. If you look at Loricism as being simply a system of delivering information, modeled in part after martial arts training, it'll be easier to understand why some things are done the way they are (learning the basics is the first step toward leveling up). Knowing these 12 Virtues is what most of Level I is comprised of anyhow.

If you're really interested in getting them committed to memory, consider some other things that are along these same lines.
  • Tarot card meanings - to learn tarot, you must know what each of the 78 cards mean and how they relate to each other
The point is, each of the above examples are foundations to a must larger and more difficult skill set, something that takes years to truly master. It's easy to be overwhelmed at first, but don't let it get to you. It's just information. It's no different than trying to learn anatomy, or vocabulary words, etc. Just take your time, study the material, and over time you will begin to commit it all to memory.
The hallmark of a fool is a mind that never changes.

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Re: How long should it take to learn these 12 virtues?

Post by Rachel Umstrad » Sat Mar 10, 2018 3:50 pm

Maybe this will help a little.

Adequacy : Self-confidence and belief that one possesses the potential to succeed.
Authority: Ownership over one's life, one's actions, and one's choices.
Temperance: Self-control; the quality of being able to balance between two extremes.
Responsibility: The state or fact of being accountable for one's duties and actions.
Respect: Due regard for a person, institution, concept, tradition, etc.
Discipline: Activity, exercise, or a regimen that develops or improves a skill or trait.
Courage: The quality of being able to face and/or overcome one's fears.
Vitality: The quality of physical, mental, and spiritual health.
Resolve: The quality of perseverance, being able to finish what one starts.
Reflection: The practice of examining one's thoughts, actions, and traits.
Prudence: The practice of care, caution, sound judgment, reason, and wisdom.
Justice: The practice of treating others with fairness and dignity.
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Re: How long should it take to learn these 12 virtues?

Post by Mik Darkashian » Fri Mar 16, 2018 10:45 am

^^^ Nice work. That's helpful.

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