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Plato's Republic

Plato’s Republic is an account of Socrates’s defense of justice. After he refutes the definitions of justice given by Cephalus, Polemarchus, and Thrasymachus, Socrates must give his own definition of justice and prove why it is naturally better than injustice. 2.820 palabras más

Book

Wonder

“Wisdom begins in wonder.”

~Socrates

Culture

living less and giving less

The 12th chapter of the Powers book, ‘Hamlet’s Blackberry: Building a Good Life in the Digital Age’, is the start of section 3: In Search of Depth. 260 palabras más

Target, Transgenderism, and Bathroom Brouhahas

Two weeks ago, when Target announced it would continue “to stand for inclusivity” by welcoming “transgender team members and guests to use the restroom or fitting room facility that corresponds with their gender identity,” 1.463 palabras más

Christianity

The Complete Guide to Personal Habits: 158 Positive Reflections in 7 Categories to Be The Best Version of Yourself

It is 43 years since I was born, 25 since I finished school and 12 since I graduated with my MBA as seen in this picture below.   2.135 palabras más

Life Lessons

Know Thyself

“But I have no leisure for them at all; and the reason, my friend, is this: I am not yet able, as the Delphic inscription has it, to know myself; so it seems to me ridiculous, when I do not yet know that, to investigate irrelevant things.”

Know Thyself

Lying on behalf of the truth?

In the Protagoras Plato directly lets us know that Socrates is very much aware and in control of his style and its effect on his partners in dialogue, for example: 649 palabras más

Socrates