After last week’s piece on Aristotle’s four virtues, I received one reader response asking that I write on geopolitics rather than philosophy. One is enough to justify a serious reply. Most people equate the term “geopolitics” with international relations, perhaps with a tilt toward armed conflict. When people in the financial sector, for instance, point […]
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Aristotle’s virtues, like passion, have a complex and important relationship to geopolitics.
Passion obscures the subtlety and complexity of the things we care about.
The protests in Hong Kong must be understood in the context of a global economic slowdown.