Thoughts About “Right Living”

The great Philosophers have long thought about how to live a good life; good not only for ourselves but for the betterment of others and the world around us. One of the tenets of the Buddhist Eight-Fold Path is the concept of Right Living. I think this would have been far easier and less complex … Continue reading Thoughts About “Right Living”

Your Rights vs. Doing the Right Thing

To have a right to do a thing is not at all the same as to be right in doing it. G.K. Chesterton I've had an interest in Chesterton for quite a few years now and have really enjoyed reading his philosophy.  I'm no expert, but know that I find myself in congruence with many … Continue reading Your Rights vs. Doing the Right Thing

Thoughts on Children

A bit of perspective on this Philosophical Friday morning.  One of my favorite quotes from Socrates (Σωκράτης).  Our experiences are more shared than unique. “The children now love luxury; they have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise. Children are now tyrants, not the servants … Continue reading Thoughts on Children