Michael Pallotto

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Michael Pallotto is a graduate of St. Thomas University in Canada, having received his B.A. in Great Books and Catholic Studies. His research interests include systematic theology; ancient and Catholic political thought; and philosophy in literature, art and film.

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In our world today there appears to be a considerable anxiety surrounding the idea of greatness.[i] Specifically there is a fear of being great; that is, a weariness towards people striving after greatness or declaring others great.
This hesitation, I believe, is due to recent populist uprisings that have associated their improbably successful campaigns with the re-establishment of greatness. US President…