Tag Archives: Letters on Ethics

On the True Good

“All those who put pleasure in the highest position judge the good to be an object of the sense. We, on the other hand, who assign the good to the mind, take it to be an object of the understanding.” … Continue reading

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Dealing with Anger

“The outcome of great anger is madness. Hence we should avoid anger, not to keep things in moderation, but to preserve our sanity.” – Seneca, Letter 18.15 Even though my understanding of Latin has faded into a dark cloudy dullness, … Continue reading

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Emergence of New Life

“And new wine is not put into old wineskins, lest they burst; nor is old wine put into a new wineskin, lest it spoil it.” – Didymos Judas Thomas Why might our arrival into this world be all that different … Continue reading

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