fbpx

125. Book Review | Politics by Aristotle

Our politics are breaking down, and has been for a while. I think that if we want to talk to each other, we’ll need to start speaking the same political language. To do that effectively, we must learn from the same canon.

“He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself, must be either a beast or a god.”

Aristotle

This is a foundational text when it comes to political understanding. Aristotle is so exact in his terms, it makes it easy to follow his thought and see how he ties his ideas together to create a political philosophy. Many of the terms he lays out are still used today, but are often marred in their meaning to push an ideology.

Grab your copy of Aristotle’s Politics here

Aristotle writes free from any ideology, and as a man in his time. So, some of the ideas may not be what we would find right today, but in his time and place, it was likely seen as enlightened compared to many of the legal systems that preceded the Greeks.

This and Plato’s Republic, are the foundation of our Western political philosophy, and to go without reading them is to neglect your duty to understand where this society comes from.

Join the Conversation of Our Generation.

174. Reviving Traditional Art Conversation of Our Generation

I recently sat down with Amy Mastrine, an artist who works in traditional mediums, to talk about the state of art. Finding a way to create new iterations of traditional art is something that would go a long way for our culture. Because I enjoyed this conversation, I wanted to revisit some of the great insights to discuss them more. Amy offered a lot of interesting ideas, so I thought it would be good to elaborate and offer my thoughts. Also, I've thought about doing this for some of my other interviews, so if you enjoy this, let me know! And, if there's anyone I should interview, let me know here. The post 174. Reviving Traditional Art appeared first on Conversation of Our Generation.
  1. 174. Reviving Traditional Art
  2. 173. Book Review | The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
  3. 172. Power of Ancient and Esoteric Wisdom
  4. 170. Culture From the Conservative Perspective – Alan Cornett Interview
  5. 169. Book Review | State of the Nullification Movement
  6. 168. Drawn in by Beauty – Stained Glass Zealot Interview
  7. 167. Book Review | Nineteenth-Century Thought by Richard Schoenwald
  8. 166. Election Thoughts, Libertarianism, ACB and More with Sean Boston
  9. 164. Dispelling Common Catholic History Myths

One thought on “125. Book Review | Politics by Aristotle

Add yours

Leave a Reply

Powered by WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: