Aristotle and the Cyberpoke

By: Sunday January 2, 2011 9:30 am

I’m partial to the desert mountains of West Texas, but on my frequent visits out here I’m always surprised – and touched – by the strong spirit of friendship and community that marks the place. “Friendship holds political communities together,” said Aristotle, and he was on to something. American political culture has deteriorated as the [...]

 

Is Friendship Passe in Politics?

By: Sunday July 13, 2008 10:00 am

Democracy and friendship arise from the same ethical root: responsibility for one another.

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