Tag Archives: state

Reasonings on Community, Part II: Community Vs. Polis

If one wanted to inquire into what is most opposite to friendship, and the most fruitful of aversions, we would see simply that it is politics. – Philodemus Las Indias argues that community exists for its own sake, and not for … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Review | Tagged , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Should an Epicurean Humanist Support the #BaltimoreUprising?

I just finished reading Salon.com‘s republishing of an article titled Baltimore’s violent protesters are right: Smashing police cars is a legitimate political strategy. The piece reminded me of a conversation I had recently with a reader of my book who had … Continue reading

Posted in Humanism, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment