Friday, October 20, 2023

(More) Highbrow advice from Aristotle

Whatever choice or possession of natural goods - health and strength, wealth, friends and the like - will most conduce to the contemplation of God is best: this is the finest criterion. But any standard of living which either through excess or defect hinders the service and contemplation of God is bad.

                                    --The Eudemian Ethics

Discussion of this passage, HERE.

Even more Aristotelian advice, HERE.

Athena advises Odysseus

Query: Can Athena teach us about God?  

Answer: Does Homer instruct Milton?

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