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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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Tolerance is more than putting up with things – it’s a moral virtue

https://theconversation.com/tolerance-is-more-than-putting-up-with-things-its-a-moral-virtue-31507 Witenberg describes tolerance as: “a moral obligation or duty which involves respect for the individual as well as mutual respect and consideration between people. Tolerance between people makes it possible for conflicting claims of beliefs, values and ideas to coexistence as long as they fit within acceptable moral values.”

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