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August 17, 2018
If We Love Justice, then We Will Return to the Discussion Again and Again (Last Day of Summer in the Republic 70)
I just read of a leader who is tired of hearing about justice issues. “Didn’t...
August 16, 2018
Good for the Soul (Summer in the Republic 69)
“Mmm-mmm good.” That’s what Campbell’s Soups were: good. At least ads told kids this back...
August 15, 2018
The Charm of Edutainment (Summer in the Republic 68)
Imagine a college administrator so obsessed with the “college experience” that he was willing to...
August 14, 2018
Be stupid like Socrates! (Summer in the Republic 67)
An older man I knew once said to me: “I have not gone to enough...
August 13, 2018
Savoring the Good for Its Own Sake (Summer in the Republic 66)
Sometimes there is a good time that is not fancy, but comes simply, quietly, and...
August 12, 2018
Justice is Better than Injustice: Starting Ready to Learn (Summer in the Republic 65)
He was a teacher who would not give up on almost any student. I saw...
August 11, 2018
Wisdom, She Cries Out: No Slack Given in the Argument (Summer in the Republic 64)
If you love wisdom, then you pray for mercy from God, because wisdom is unrelenting....
August 10, 2018
I would really like to persuade you. (Summer in the Republic 63)
“I would really like to persuade you.”** Socrates is confronted with his failure to persuade his...
August 09, 2018
Just Some Moderns in Windsor: The Bowdlerization of Our Minds (Summer in the Republic 62)
The Royal Shakespeare was technically perfect, energetic, and missed the point of the play or...
August 08, 2018
Doing Well: He Was Never Contented With Too Little (Summer in the Republic 61)
I stood in front of his stone in the English church and read words carved...
August 07, 2018
Persuasion, Not Winning: Leadership Must Persuade (Summer in the Republic 60!)
We need more persuasion and less winning. Persuasion is a rule based method of helping...
August 06, 2018
Get some Energy (Summer in the Republic 59)
A class needs time to develop, in college at least three hours, but getting the...
August 05, 2018
The End Can Turn Out to Be the Beginning (Summer in the Republic 58)
The community was so bad, educating people so difficult, and tyranny so much in fashion,...
August 04, 2018
Favre and Socrates: If They Give Up Things Are Bad (Summer in the Republic 57)
Brett Favre always wanted to play or so it seemed watching him. He seemed never to...
August 03, 2018
Doubt, of a sort, is Wonderful, Get Some (Summer in the Republic 56)
In some parts of American Christianity there is a weird belief that all forms of...
August 02, 2018
Wait! Remember First Questions! (Summer in the Republic 55)
Socrates knew what Jesus incarnated: the beginning questions contain the apocalypse and paradise. News happens...
August 01, 2018
Finding a Menu for Our Intellectual Feast (Summer in the Republic 54)
All loves can go awry when they become disconnected to goodness, truth, and beauty. We...
July 31, 2018
Dry Salvages: Plato, T.S. Eliot, A.E.Taylor Went to a Bar. . (Summer in the Republic 53)
Read enough great books and you see connections. . . Plato, T.S. Eliot, and A.E....
July 30, 2018
Avoiding Edutainment in a Classroom Built for Haste (Summer in the Republic 52.5)
We are gluttons for edutainment, the thought- free substitute for education that gives us little...
July 29, 2018
Edutainment Microwaves Our Minds (Summer in the Republic 52)
If there is great food made in a microwave, I have never eaten it. Microwave...
July 28, 2018
Glutton for Learning: The Temptation of Edutainment with a Digression on American Racism (Summer in the Republic 51)
Asking a question begins a series of questions so endless that if it were not...
July 27, 2018
Finding Justice Where We Can (Summer in the Republic 50!!!)
There are a few rulers so corrupt, think Stalin or Hitler, that justice for them...
July 26, 2018
What Happens When Injustice Appears in a Nation (Summer in the Republic 49)
Plato could foretell the future, but he was no prophet. How? A wise person knows...
July 25, 2018
At Odds with Myself (Summer in the Republic 48)
We should not commit any injustice, but we are imperfect in a world marred by...
July 24, 2018
Living Among the Shadows as an Image of God (Summer in the Republic 47)
God is the very ground of being and I am . . . Not, obviously...
July 23, 2018
The Blush that Heals (Summer in the Republic 46)
If I can still blush in a discussion, I might still be capable of learning,...
July 22, 2018
The Just Person: Just to the Unjust! (Summer in the Republic 45.5)
Unjust people think that justice is weakness. The just person hides behind justice, even with...
July 21, 2018
Human Happiness, Community, and Discussion- A Brief Excursion to Meno (Summer in the Republic 45)
“Is it better to be a happy cat or a discontented Socrates?” This question seemed...
July 20, 2018
You Don’t Even Have To Mean It, We Will Examine Your Argument Anyway (Summer in the Republic 44)
They say that once there was a king who wished to marry a woman who...
July 19, 2018
Just Defend Injustice Already (Summer in the Republic 43)
Just Go Ahead and Embrace Injustice: An Example Imagine sitting in a meeting and...
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