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|Allen, Woody A man has free choice to the extent that he is rational. - Aquinas, St. |
Thomas Most men seem to live according to sense rather than reason. - Aquinas,
St. Thomas O reason, reason, abstract phantom of the waking state, I had ...
|“If, then, you are looking for the way by which you should go, take Christ, because |
He Himself is the way.” “Most men seem to live according to sense rather than
reason.” “Love is a binding force, by which another is joined to me and cherished
|men are more likely to attain the happiness which they all seek.112 The problem |
is that the knowledge of political science, ... But by the end of the Ethics Aristotle
seems to confess that even good training from youth and a good education are
not ... the whole of life; for most people obey necessity rather than argument, and
punishments rather than the sense of what ... live an ethical life without laws
compelling them, this suggests that they must continually be forced to live
according to ...
|*note or lessjpTobablejone than fchOther, according to the Wit and Eloquence bf |
the Authors and Advocates that raise ... like Jugglers Tricks^ that have more or
less Appearance of being real, according to the Dexterous- n«Ts>and -Skill of
him ... End of Man, Which was hi$ happiness, their Contentions or Differences,
seem 'd, to be rather in Words, than in the Sense ... subduing of Passion, aud
Exercise of Reason, to be the State of the greatest Felicity : To live without
Desires or Fears, ...
|You appreciate writers more than most men, because you have so much of the |
talent that gives knowledge of character ... You can seem to 'feel the faults and
the merits, and while you are not afraid to touch the faults you are willing to speak
of the ... one ; and you mingle so much kindness with your reproofs that, for these,
people generally thank rather than blame you. You doubtless have few enemies,
and if you live your character out according to your nature, you deserve but few.
|50 A good act, then, is one in accordance with human (rational) nature, and an |
evil act is one contrary to reason. According to Aquinas, the sad fact is that "most
men seem to live according to sense rather than reason";51 their actions are ...
|But most men are of this kind ; hence also the appellation has arisen from the fact |
that the generality of men are bad. ... "And yet such a one would seem to be all
the more a self-lover ; for he assigns to himself what is most honorable and ... in a
different sense from the reproachful one ; differing as much as living according to
reason differs from being governed by ... rather than to live in the ordinary way for
many years, and to do one great and honorable act rather than many little ones.
Aristotle, Robert William Browne - 1889 - 347 pages
|Living inspired by purpose can take many forms — the real key is to first discover |
the sense of meaning and purpose ... deeply committed to whatever gives their
life meaning are much happier than those who don't have this greater sense of
purpose. According to the psychologist Edward Diener, who researches
subjective well-being in the Department of Psychology at ... Health and longevity
studies show that when people live with a sense of purpose, no matter how big or
small, they ...
|Since these goods might be regarded as good for any arbitrary purpose, say the |
acquisition of wealth or, more ... since, unlike moral sense theories, it is based on
reason rather than sentiment, while, unlike eudaemonistic ones, it at least ...
Apparently, this is because perfection, understood as “the completeness of man
in regard to his powers and capacity, and ... as stating: “Live according to the
laws which nature gives you through reason,” then it is still tautological, because
“to live ...