now and then, in order to keep relevant and maintain its goals,
a transformational movement needs to assess and reconstitute itself.
of Chivalry-Now is simple: to reintroduce and strengthen
certain inspirational ideals that will help people gain personal
authenticity in such a way that it benefit all aspects of society.
These cultural ideals are well-rooted in the historical advance
of Western Enlightenment, starting from ancient times and continuing
presently does this in three interrelated ways:
1) The 12
Trusts provide a code of ethics based on chivalry but
updated for modern times. We believe this code reflects values
already innate in our conscience that need only to be recognized
and focused upon to be reawakened.
2) The Deeper
Concepts serve as uniquely important catalysts for thought
that provide a richer context to the way we see ourselves and
the world we live in.
life as a Quest for truth, justice and right action
carries the context of the 12 Trusts and Deeper Concepts
into our lives for the benefit of all.
So, we have a solid foundation. All we need are effective ways
of reaching people to awaken and encourage the desired results.
We have a website
with over 100 articles. We have an Open Forum with
over 22,000 posts from people who helped make Chivalry-Now
what it is. We have social media providing an on going presence
for outreach purposes and to disseminate ideas. We have several
books to serve as guides. We have individuals from around the world
supporting us in word and spirit, and are now living their lives
according to the 12 Trusts.
But we need
more people who reflect the nobility of our ideals in their everyday
lives, wherever they may be people of integrity who have
the strength, courage and tenacity of spiritual warriors.
If you strongly
resent the greed, incivility, violence and corruption that you see
around you, and want to do something about it, please consider this
an invitation. Read some of our material, in books or online. If
you feel moved enough to try, consider delving into your conscience
to summon your inner Knight, and draw him forth to complete who
Yes, our movement
needs programs and educational materials, and maybe some funding
in the future but the most important thing now is that we
inspire people willing to live their lives in an exemplary fashion.
In this way, we form a network where each of us makes a difference
exactly where we are, in our homes, our communities, and our world.
When enough of us do that, the world will change in our wake.
of us here already will be working behind the scenes to develop
new ideas, programs and educational resources.
Thank you for