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The Right Side of History by Ben Shapiro – Book Review

Ben Shapiro is a controversial figure in the media. He has a huge following on YouTube and through is news website the Daily Wire. Search YouTube for his name and you’ll find titles like “Ben Shapiro DESTROYS Transgenderism And Pro-Abortion Arguments”. Naturally he peaked my interest and after watching the Joe Rogan Podcast where Shapiro […]

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Plato, the Cave and the Education of the Good – Video

The allegory of the Cave from Plato is one of the most famous stories in the world. Today we’ll go deeper into what it actually means. It is a representation of what education tries to achieve: the enlightened philosopher. Becoming educated is the first step to becoming a moral person.

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The Nicomachean Ethics by Aristotle – Book Review

In my opinion Aristotle is the greatest of the ancient Greek philosophers. I think he was one of the brightest minds to have ever lived and you can see the depth of which he thinks in this book: The Nicomachean Ethics. When he wrote this book, it is said he was in about his 50-60’s […]

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Why asking ‘What is the good person?’ is the more meaningful question

When looking deeper into ethical theories there is one question that gets the most attention. It is the focus of most ethical theories ever since the 16th century. It asks: What is the right action?             Though this is a very meaningful question to ask, I believe it falls short. Is it enough to know […]

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Protagoras by Plato – Book Review

Socrates visits the great sophist Protagoras of Abdera to have a discussion about how one can acquire the ability to live the best possible life. That is the premise of the short dialogue written by Athenian philosopher Plato. The book is only a 70 or so pages, but it treats us to one of the […]