Plato was walking along the road…

…when a friend stopped him and said “My friend, I must tell you something bad I heard about one of your students.” Plato said, “First answer me the three tests of knowledge. One, have you personally checked if this thing is true?” “No” the friend answered. “Then two,” said Plato, “Will this knowledge make meContinue reading “Plato was walking along the road…”

Why even care about Art?

Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts —the book of their deeds, the book of their words, and the book of their art. Not one of these books can be understood unless we read the two others; but of the three the only quite trustworthy one is the last. JOHN RUSKIN, St. Mark’s Rest:Continue reading “Why even care about Art?”

General Patton: Decision-making and Leadership

‘A good solution applied with vigor now is better than a perfect solution applied ten minutes later’ I consider him to be one of the top 5 field commanders in the history of the United States Army and definitely their most successful combat General. You would always see him where fighting was fiercest, carrying hisContinue reading “General Patton: Decision-making and Leadership”

Crazy? -Three reasons why D.Trump will be the next US President

  He’s portrayed as the underdog His opponent should be rollin’. She’s struggling His boisterous public speaking My personal opinion about Donald Trump doesn’t matter. But I can’t help but thinking that many american citizens miss the days when Sara Palin was the scariest republican candidate ever. However improbable this seems right now, if someoneContinue reading “Crazy? -Three reasons why D.Trump will be the next US President”

Propaganda

“A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.” –Winston Churchill A comprehension on a satisfactory level of the functions and mechanisms of propaganda makes you a better citizen. I always believed that propaganda should be taught in high-schools. If I was to defy this termContinue reading “Propaganda”

Epictetus

  “Difficulties are things that show people who they really are!” A slave born in Hierapolis that was to become a saint-like figure for the Greeks and the Romans. Poor, homeless he struggled with super-human energy and dedication to ease the pain of the sufferings of humanity through his teachings. One of his gratest fansContinue reading “Epictetus”

On Propaganda

“A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.” –Winston Churchill A comprehension on a satisfactory level of the function and mechanisms of propaganda makes you a better citizen. I always believed that propaganda should be taught in high-schools. My definition of this term is simply to disseminateContinue reading “On Propaganda”