I wrote this poem a while back. And, with the pursuit of truth being so important, I thought I would share it. I believe
We recently looked at how much faster lies spread than the truth. But, I want to dive deeper to see how we're being lied to and help you identify lies in headlines, articles, and assertions being put forward regularly.
I think all of these little lies add up and make it difficult to trust any authority. But, if we sharpen our minds and are aware of the deception being presented, we can see the lies. This tangled web is artfully articulated in Empire of Lies, which I reviewed last episode.
Is there a Moral Truth or is morality simply relative? How we look at the world in other fields might enlighten us on this question.
You've probably already read the book or listened to the lectures. If not, check out my book review of 12 Rules For Life by Jordan Peterson
Looking to understand where so much of our understanding of #politics comes from in the West? Aristotle’s Politics is a foundational work. Check out this #bookreview, and grab your copy here:
There are three ways to understand the human experience. 1. Subject encased in an object 2. Subject emanating from an object 3. Subject and object intertwined inextricably Which describes your experience?
This look into diversity of thought has some great advice. When so much info is available, how do you evaluate the info at hand? Learn more in this first guest blog from Our Warpath.
Marcus Aurelius was an Emperor of Rome. He was also a wise, Stoic philosopher. He might be more remembered for his writings than what he did as a political and military leader. Learn more about his writings here.
Does liberty play a role in ethical action? I believe that liberty is necessary for attaining virtue. This article explains why.
Another great post today from @TheVMPod. It's an insightful article into what it means and what it takes to be a good steward. Read more --> The Good Steward [Guest Blog]
It's been great collaborating with Stephen and Bryan at @TheVMPod. Here's a great post, originally from their site (linked in comment below) for you to learn more about Courage and its modern portrayals. Read more --> The True Image of Courage
Virtue, it is said, lies in the Mean. This post will help you know how to find the straight and narrow path of virtue by giving you the tools to properly assessing your situation.
As we're stuck at home on lockdown, I thought it might be good to talk about a man who lived alone because he "wished to live deliberately." Now, we have to confront some essential facts about our liberties and our government with Thoreau's Walden