What does a cinnamon roll have to do with virtue? What are the motivations that we have for being good? Just how much can we know what motivates us to be virtuous? In this podcast , Travis Coblentz and Matthew Burford talk to Christian Miller about his book “The Character Gap“.
The ability to ultimately understand anything requires more than just the fierce determination of the will. The starting point and the default position of any learning process must at its core be grounded in true humility. It is humility that allows someone to correctly assess both external and internal situations. In sports we see this play out over the life of a dedicated athlete. When someone is young and learning a sport, they notice quickly how much their skills and knowledge are lacking especially in relation to sports heroes that are idolized.