The Worthy House originally aspired to be a multi-author blog, focused on long-form writing and discussion. While many of the writings have a political bent, this is not true for all, or required in any way. As it has developed, though, other than colloquies, the author and Maximum Leader is Charles.
The main goal of this site is, therefore, as of now, to provide an outlet for the coherent thoughts of Charles, who uses this process mainly to develop his own thoughts. That does not exclude its original (early 2017) goal of presenting “a selected group of individuals from across the political spectrum, as well as to provide a forum for point/counterpoint discussion and debate.” Such individuals are welcome to submit any type of piece (Review; Analysis; or part of a Colloquy) for publication.
Regardless of authorship, you will generally not find here constant, quick musings about transitory political events of the day, except as they bear on larger matters, and you will rarely find writings intended merely to amuse. There will never be a Twitter feed or any connection of any sort to Snapchat. Nor will there be cat pictures, memes, or ads.
There are three different types of posts; each is identified by type in its title. Each type also has its own entry in the Main menu.
The three types are:
1) Book Reviews. Normally done by one author, but can be done by two, or theoretically more. Book reviews can be straightforward reviews, or jumping-off points for related (or semi-related) thoughts, or a combination of the two.
2) Colloquies. These are point/counterpoint writings by two people (sometimes more), often over a current political topic. They can be by two authors, or two people not all of whom are blog authors. They can be informal and not particularly structured (especially if they originated elsewhere), or formal point/counterpoint.
3) Analysis. By one author, on any topic.
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The Worthy House was launched in January, 2017. However, it contains writings for about two years prior to that as well.