The Vice of Being Vicious

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In Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle discusses the art of justice and how it applies to politics, morality, and virtue. He believes that “virtue is defined by reason” while people who are vicious tend to thrive on appetite for immoral acts, pursing bad actions based solely on their hunger or thirst for wrong (II.6). Rationality consists of reasons for certain beliefs or for courses of action while appetite is the “desire to satisfy craving;” in…

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Natalie Jeanne Maddy

Natalie Jeanne Maddy

I try to rouse others to find their truths by writing about my own! Yoga, meditation, and aromatherapy teacher. Author of 5 books — thriller, healing, poetry.