Plato’s helicopter view

“How beautifully Plato put it. Whenever you want to talk about people, it’s best to take a bird’s-eye view and see everything all at once—of gatherings, armies, farms, weddings and divorces, births and deaths, noisy courtrooms or silent spaces, every foreign people, holidays, memorials, markets—all blended together and arranged in a pairing of opposites.” MARCUS... Continue Reading →

Who have you most learned from?

Marcus Aurelius, in his Book 1 Meditations, reflected on all of the people he learned from and what he actually learned from them. Father, mother, grandfather, great grandfather, brother ….. all are here with many values and insights listed; Here’s my chosen selection from his list: From Diognetus: to endure freedom of speech.From Apollonius: freedom of will... Continue Reading →

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