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“Acting well or badly requires both thought and character.” – Aristotle, from Nicomachean Ethics

For Aristotle, the essence of happiness comes from a life of virtue, which is defined as man having command over his thoughts and actions in pursuit of command over the rational and passionate functions of the soul and body. 149 more words

Presidential Race

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There is no need to suppose that human beings differ very much from one another: but it is true that the ones who come out on top are the ones who have been trained in the hardest school.

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Politics

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It is incredible given the current debates around Common Core how much has not changed since Hayek’s time of writing his seminal book, The Constitution of Liberty… 340 more words

Economics

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Cultural anxieties are often a privilege of the rich. – Mary Beard

My quote of the week is lifted from one my current reading projects, 

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“I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end.” – Margaret Thatcher

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“Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be.” – John Wooden

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“Bad men need nothing more to compass their ends, than that good men should look on and do nothing” – John Stuart Mill

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