The Wisdom of the Statesman Part 12

Last week the Stranger suggested that it would be impossible to rule a large city by referring only to written law, which he says would be unable to cater for all the various scenarios that arise. He further suggests a more effective manner when the leader rules through reason citing the example of a helmsman […]

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The Wisdom of the Statesman Part 8

We continue the quest to discover the true Statesman or King, who would be entrusted to lead society, government, or business right down to the leadership of a family and ultimately oneself. This Statesman if well educated and trained, would be able to successfully guide their flock  to give them the best chance of making […]

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The Wisdom of the Statesman Part 5

Last week we were introduced to a subtler realm of existence that for many is difficult to accept as it introduces reincarnation, despite this being acknowledged in other traditions. Many people currently believe in a one being one life system that dictates that when the body dies, that’s it!! No afterlife or future births and […]

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Being and Non Being Part 8

By Peter Worman Last week we spoke about how the Sophist weaves his magic over his audience and how he beguiles people into believing what he says. The Stranger and Theaetethus agreed that the art used by the Sophist was his use of the imitative process and they, as before, decided to divide the imitative […]

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