The Golden Mean is simply a manner of behaving where your life is balanced and virtuous. You find this balance by acting in a virtuous manner given certain situations. Many thinkers have sought to define it and share how to attain it. Read on to find out why you should seek the Golden Mean.
The Golden Mean is an idea found in Aristotle's Ethics, The Tao Te Ching, and the Analects, and describes the right way of being. I've talked about the mean, or the way, previously on podcasts and articles. I wanted to revisit it here because I plan on diving deeper into what it is and why it matters. One of the courses coming soon will cover the thinkers from Aristotle and Lao Tsu to C.S. Lewis.
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.
Learn what Jesus meant when He claimed to be, "The Way, the Truth, and the Life." Understand the importance of these profound words Christ spoke.
Check out my newest book review on Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu! This book is full of insights and I hope to bring some of those to light for you in this video. It's definitely worth checking out if you have any interest in Religion or Philosophy. Lao Tzu is an amazing thinker and prophet, and his wisdom is beautifully articulated in the Tao Te Ching!
Understand better how the discussion of the Mean forebodes the differences in Eastern and Western civilizations despite coming to the same conclusions on virtue and vice.
Everyone has the tendency to look for reasons that prove their religion is right over another. It's natural. People are banking their eternity on this set of beliefs to which they ascribe, so that's kind of a big deal. However, there is value in understanding the commonalities of religious thought as well. This isn't about... Continue Reading →