4.8, The Cardinal Virtues as Guides

For he who goes in for production there must be a model to aim at. Aristotle calls this the practically wise (prudent) man. From Aristotle: “Virtue, then, is a state of character concerned with choice, lying in a mean, i.e. the mean relative to us, this being determined by a rational principle, and by that …

On not spending

Not spending presupposes homesteading, production or trade. These are the only ways in which one can have property to not spend. You are the homesteader of your body (energy, attention, muscle, blood, brain, feeling, choice). How else do you do anything with it without asking permission from anyone else? Once homesteaded, work toward production or …