On Education

When I say the word education, whether internally or externally, my imagination fills the void with someone standing in front of a chalkboard and others sitting quietly or goofing off quietly. Aristotle says, “Hence a young man is not a proper hearer of lectures on political science; for he is inexperienced in the actions that occur in …

The Impossibility of Progress

Says the sage: “Be unwilling to change in regard to the good. Be willing and ready to change whenever the version of the good aimed at shows itself to be inadequate.” Says the pupil: “But I am stuck.” Sage: “Is there nothing that is good to you?” Pupil: “I hesitate to give an answer for …