What is our Duty? Part 2

By Peter Worman Last time we questioned what our duty is as human beings and this session we will look at what some traditions have to say about duty. We’ll firstly set the scene by listing the essential duties attributed to a range of roles we play as humans. A Doctors duty is to heal […]

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Leadership Part 6

By Peter Worman Firstly, my sincere apologies for the long break in this series of talks on leadership. We will now continue our quest to discover the true leader and Statesman. It would seem to me that to be an effective leader one would firstly need to be able to manage one’s own affairs effectively. […]

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The Wisdom of the Statesman Part 6

Once again, the Stranger and young Socrates reached another roadblock in that they don’t believe that they haven’t, with a degree of certainty, discovered the Statesman using the description of herdsman who nurtures his flock especially the weak and vulnerable. When, as we said just now, the care of the gods had failed for humanity, […]

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The Wisdom of the Statesman Part 1

By Peter Worman Subsequent to our contemplation of the Sophist, where we primarily reflected on Being and Not Being, we now move to the last dialogue in the trilogy, being the Statesman. The characters in this dialogue are the Stranger from Elea, Socrates, young Socrates and Theodorus. What these gentlemen now seek to discover is […]

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