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Fri Nov 29, 2019, 12:36 PM

13 Virtues

You don’t need an Article II to recognize characteristics We the People now miss in the Chief Executive.



The highest virtue, according to Aristotle, was Intellectual Contemplation. In addition, the following 12 virtues also can be attributed to Aristotle:

1) Courage – bravery and valor

2) Temperance – self-control and restraint

3) Liberality – bigheartness, charity and generosity

4) Magnificence – radiance, joie de vivre

5) Pride – self-satisfaction

6) Honor – respect, reverence, admiration

7) Good Temper – equanimity, level headedness

8) Friendliness – conviviality and sociability

9) Truthfulness – straightforwardness, frankness and candor

10) Wit – sense of humor – meaninglessness and absurdity

11) Friendship – camaraderie and companionship

12) Justice – impartiality, evenhandedness and fairness

Source: Victoria Rayner

https://aesthetichealingmindset.wordpress.com/2011/06/12/4706/

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Kid Berwyn Nov 2019 OP
handmade34 Nov 2019 #1
Kid Berwyn Nov 2019 #5
smirkymonkey Nov 2019 #2
abqtommy Nov 2019 #3
Bernardo de La Paz Nov 2019 #4
Kid Berwyn Nov 2019 #6
smirkymonkey Nov 2019 #7
Kid Berwyn Dec 2019 #11
uriel1972 Nov 2019 #8
Wounded Bear Nov 2019 #9
smirkymonkey Nov 2019 #10

Response to Kid Berwyn (Original post)

Fri Nov 29, 2019, 12:59 PM

1. oh my,

when presented with the facts that way... it hurts to know who lives in the "Peoples' House"

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Response to handmade34 (Reply #1)

Sat Nov 30, 2019, 07:09 PM

5. Contrastic

Let’s see. Rembrandt’s depiction of Aristotle contemplating upon a bust of Homer or...



The highest virtue, according to Aristotle, was Intellectual Contemplation (Fabric Swatches). In addition, the following 12 virtues also can be attributed to Aristotle:

1) Courage – bravery and valor vs Bone Spurs

2) Temperance – self-control and restraint vs Stormy Daniels

3) Liberality – bigheartness, charity and generosity vs Tax Jamboree for Billionaires

4) Magnificence – radiance, joie de vivre vs Mocking the Disabled

5) Pride – self-satisfaction vs Bragging about Bankrupting a Casino

6) Honor – respect, reverence, admiration vs Inviting Our Nation’s Enemies to Settle Elections

7) Good Temper – equanimity, level headedness vs Calling for Violence and Incarceration toward Journalists

8) Friendliness – conviviality and sociability vs No One Volunteered to Mention Pee-resident Had Toilet Paper Stuck to Shoe as He Climbed Stairs to Air Force One

9) Truthfulness – straightforwardness, frankness and candor vs LOLOL

10) Wit – sense of humor – meaninglessness and absurdity vs Military School of the Catskills 2nd Class

11) Friendship – camaraderie and companionship vs Putin, Muhammad Bin Salman, Netanyahu, Kim, Duterte, Bolsonaro, etc etc etc.

12) Justice – impartiality, evenhandedness and fairness vs Witch Hunting with Barr and Rudy

No wonder comparisons are odious, thy name is Trump.

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Response to Kid Berwyn (Original post)

Fri Nov 29, 2019, 01:24 PM

2. Interesting that pride is listed here as a virtue,

But is also noted by Christians as one of the seven deadly sins.

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Response to smirkymonkey (Reply #2)

Fri Nov 29, 2019, 02:29 PM

3. To my understanding, it's FALSE PRIDE that is sinful. Genuine/valid pride is not. Besides,

Aristotle lived in a society whose basis was slavery, so he had a lot of free time for contemplation.
note: cultures in ancient India, Sumeria and Egypt were also based on slavery. The Sumerians wrote the how-to guide for all other nations and that guide is still being used today.

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Response to smirkymonkey (Reply #2)

Fri Nov 29, 2019, 03:34 PM

4. I take it to mean things like pride in work well done, not in accomplishments or possessions. . . nt

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Response to smirkymonkey (Reply #2)

Sat Nov 30, 2019, 07:17 PM

6. Guilty as charged.

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Response to Kid Berwyn (Reply #6)

Sat Nov 30, 2019, 08:18 PM

7. God, that just makes me want to vomit.

He is such a vile POS.

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Response to smirkymonkey (Reply #7)

Sun Dec 1, 2019, 12:08 AM

11. Arc Vomit

What kind of vile deviant shouts in his third wife’s ear like that?

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Response to smirkymonkey (Reply #2)

Sat Nov 30, 2019, 09:58 PM

8. Yes but was the original author of these virtues Christian?

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Response to smirkymonkey (Reply #2)

Sat Nov 30, 2019, 09:59 PM

9. The Greek ideas of what 'virtue' was is different than our modern concepts...

As has been explained above, "pride" was more about actual accomplishments.

What the Christians see as "bad" pride the Greeks called hubris, which is more accurately described as taking on god-like affectations.

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Response to Wounded Bear (Reply #9)

Sat Nov 30, 2019, 10:31 PM

10. Yes, that makes sense.

I can see the difference.

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