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Intellectual Interpretations

Now that I have identified the universal definitions of lying and ethical behavior, as well as the perceptions from the general public, I will investigate various viewpoints from scholars. 617 more words

Experience vs. Knowledge

In Book VI of Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle delivers an intriguing example explaining the connection between practical knowledge and experience.

“This is why some who do not know, and especially those who have experience, are more practical than others who know; for if a man knew that light meats are digestible and wholesome, but did not know which sorts of meat are light, he would not produce health, but the man who knows that chicken is wholesome is more likely to produce health” (7, page 1802). 177 more words



Aristole called it eudimonia: the pursuit of happiness as the highest good. The single thing all creatures strive for in different ways– but humans have a tendency for overcomplication. 167 more words

The Good

ISIS Smuggles Calculus Into New York City

Achilles and the Tortoise – 60-Second Adventures in Thought

Boxes labeled “Zeno’s Paradox” went undetected by the regular Joes and Janes of Homeland Security and reached New York City, it is alleged. 702 more words

What are Virtues?

To study virtues, we must first be able to define what constitutes a virtue.  So let’s start with that.

Virtue [ vur-choo ] noun… 2,177 more words


Rhetorical Analysis . . . in Perspective

Hello everyone!  :)

Today, I write from my tiny little apartment bedroom where I hardly have enough space to do any exercising except a little bit of stretching and limited yoga. 476 more words


You Need To Be Happy

My Message to you is simple.

You need to be happy!!!!

Not only do you deserve to be happy.

Not only can you be happy. 410 more words