Teaching on Aristotle’s ‘Nichomachean Ethics,’ Dr. Larry Arnn says it’s our intentions about a choice that determine whether it is a good one.
‘There are obstacles, temptations and confusions that are in the way, but if you think about it and you keep your soul in order and your attitude right, then you will make better choices.’
Many associate happiness with wealth, prosperity, and pleasure. But Aristotle challenges humans to view happiness as an activity — striving to fulfill a purpose.
A healthy political sphere relies on ethical, virtuous individuals who focus on their communities and not solely on themselves.
What kind of ‘help’ are Americans seeking by spending $10 billion on self-help? According to Aristotle, humans simply want to know how to be happy, and how to be good.
Full human flourishing is communal, not individual. Political liberalism must recognize this inherent truth in order to succeed.
Just as the nature of a chair points toward an end (supporting you while you sit), so the nature of man also points toward an end. But what is that end?
At The King’s College commencement, Hawley called out Wall Street and Silicon Valley for placing themselves above other Americans.
He is brain porn for Christians disenchanted with the institutional church, when they should be working on their real-life churches instead.
Progressives have a different purpose for government than securing citizens’ natural rights. They want to use the vast powers of government to change America.
Most people would agree that, in the grand scheme of things, dispensing accurate and precise figures matters little if your worldview is essentially immoral.
When one fully embraces cultural relativism, human rights violations––like funeral pyres and child sex abuse––become very difficult to identify.
Which foundational ideas, assumptions, and seemingly-semantic debates mold how we interpret our world in relation to science and faith?
The Bible put a new political conception on the table: a state of a single nation that is united, self-governing, and uninterested in bringing its neighbors under its rule.
Enlightenment ideas have a long track record that shows the ideal of reason is not an illusion but a commonplace reality.
We are finite, contingent beings, and we must not presume that our reason is capable of transcending this to achieve a sort of God’s-eye view of reality.
Jonah Goldberg’s defense of the legacy of the Enlightenment ends up being mostly a rehearsal of boilerplate 20th-century American conservatism.
Steven Pinker makes a good case that something has been going right in the modern world, but you’re on your own if you want to define exactly what that is.
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