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Posts published in September 2023

Respect is Earned

“A husband and father rules over wife and children, both free, but the rule differs, the rule over his children being a royal, over his…

Courage in Men and Women

“The courage of a man is shown in commanding, of a woman in obeying.” Aristotle, Politics In the modern discussion about the roles of men…

How We Get Our Wealth

“There are two sorts of wealth-getting, as I have said; one is a part of household management, the other is retail trade: the former necessary…

True Philosophers Can Easily Be Rich

“Thales was reproached for his poverty, which was supposed to show that philosophy was of no use. According to the story, he knew by his skill in…

Which Comes First?

“The state is by nature clearly prior to the family and to the individual, since the whole is of necessity prior to the part.” Aristotle,…