Augustine & Plato on Happiness of Soul… (II)

Although Augustine was strongly influenced by Plato, the two have clearly different ideas of what constitutes human Happiness. For Plato, justice, or psychic harmony, is the dominant component of happiness and must be present in order for happiness to be possible. This psychic harmony is unsustainable without wisdom, and therefore so is happiness; this means…Read more Augustine & Plato on Happiness of Soul… (II)

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~ Human Nature loses its most precious quality when it is robbed of its sense of things beyond, unexplored and yet insistent. {Alfred North Whitehead (1861-1947)} Hope, the best comfort of our imperfect condition. {Edward Gibbon} When hope is taken away from the people, moral degeneration follows swiftly after. {Pearl S. Buck, letter to the…Read more Quote Board 2