My piece at Ethika Politika: Aristotle’s Key to Christmas:
Though he couldn’t have known it, Aristotle had the key to understanding Christmas. His master achievement was a profound understanding of human happiness. It is as though he grasped as much as can be grasped by human reason alone.
Men are designed for greatness, a greatness that few ever achieve. True human happiness consists, simply put, in living virtuously. And virtuous living is the fundamental requirement and the necessary context for that deepest of human longings—true friendship…
Merry Christmas to all.
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