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The Golden Mean and The 7 Deadly Sins

Third, virtues are a golden mean of “just enough,” between twin vices of “too much” and “too little.” To be courageous, for example, is to have just the right amount of fear in a given situation. It’s a vice to have too much fear: you’re cowardly if you ski only on the safe bunny slope. […]

Democritus

Democritus is another interest of mine in Greek philosophy and ethics. He believed that Happiness “resides not in possessions, and not in gold, happiness dwells in the soul.” Practicing moderation in all things is of great importance to his philosophic and ethical views as well, because he believed that without moderation, “the greatest pleasures bring […]

Cave Painting

This is reputed to be the oldest cave painting in the world which is believed by some to show a human and a dinosaur, proving that once we must have coexisted. It is also said that this backs up the Bible references is Job to Leviathans and other beasts which, directly translated from Hebrew, means […]