"Read Marcus Aurelius.
If you absolutely must, then fine read Aristotle.
Don't bother with Plato.
better to drink Hemlock than read the intellectually dishonest trite sophistry."
"I have an advanced degree in philosophy and ethics, so I feel compelled to correct a few things here. The Republic is not a dialogue between Plato and Socrates. It is, rather, Plato using Socrates as a character through which he expresses his ow..."
"Levenson told an interesting story tolerably well, although some necessary discussion of economic theory came off foggy. Britain and France were so hampered by debt from years of warring on each other that the prospects of paying it off were doub..."