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Aeon is a registered charity committed to the spread of knowledge and a cosmopolitan worldview. Our mission is to create a sanctuary online for serious thinking.

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Benjamin Jordan
Associate Professor, Christian Brothers University

Benjamin Jordan is associate professor in history and political science at Christian Brothers University and director of the university’s Living Learning Communities. He is the author of Modern Manhood and the Boy Scouts of America: Citizenship, Race, and the Environment, 1910-1930 (2016).

Written by Benjamin Jordan