The thing about war, though, is that there is always harm.
Strength is always seen as heroic. Maybe it’s because of our love of sports; the strong football players, the powerful baseball players, the agile soccer players and so forth are all pictures of masculine strength. And the villains?
How do you fight an issue when part of the issue is perspective?
As Americans, we need to do better at keeping an eye on what is most important. We tend to spend too much time on trivialities like ridiculous orange skin tones and bad toupees, and not enough on shifts to Medicare that will result in the loss of benefits to people who need it the most.
I was raised to be immensely practical. As such, I had to refuse her very kind and loving offer. My readers might immediately think this has something to do with pride, and I suppose I’d have to admit that that has something to do with it, but not nearly as much as you might think.
The interesting thing about this work is that while Plato sets up the ideal for the government in the first half of the book, he tears it down in the second half explaining why it could never actually work.
Vote, but be sure to be informed when you vote, and ensure that the source of information is trustworthy.