Archive for January, 2015

Courage: mid-point between rashness and cowardice, Aristotle’s simple rules for virtuous life

The Conversation offers an interesting discussion of ‘virtue’ in the modern world, and how it applies to everyday life. As always, Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics makes the perfect starting point for why we behave and treat each other the way we do. Advertisements

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Something Alive Is Moving About Half Of The Water In The Oceans

http://www.upworthy.com/something-alive-is-moving-about-half-of-the-water-in-the-oceans This engaging article provides a quick tour of the huge contribution whales make to the marine environment. As content, it is an unusually clear, concrete explanation of how biodiversity works. For an added bonus, it talks a lot about poo. From a source perspective, the publisher, Upworthy, opens with the statement that the article […]

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