ἡττῶ ὑπὸ δικαίουbe overcome by justice / yield to JusticeFifth Delphic Maxim Over the past month, I have been thinking about justice and people outside of the state because I'm co-reading Plato's Laws with someone. A few weeks ago, we read a section in Book V where the Athenian Stranger is discussing appropriate conduct towards … Continue reading Some Thoughts on the Fifth Delphic Maxim and a Passage from Plato’s LAWS
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Something Beautiful from Plotinus
This week, I ended up reading Ennead I.6, "On Beauty," because I encountered a quotation from it twice, and it seemed like completing the repetition triad was in order. I would like to share the quotation with all of you, which makes a satisfying tetrad. How, then, can you see the kind of beauty that … Continue reading Something Beautiful from Plotinus
Black Lives Matter.
If you are out protesting, Yes Magazine has printed some tips for protecting yourself from COVID-19. Yes Magazine's social justice coverage is a great place to read up on what is happening. Most of this post is directed at non-Black readers, and specifically those non-Black readers who can put time and/or money towards racial justice. … Continue reading Black Lives Matter.