All posts tagged Christopher J.H. Wright

  • The Good Life

    The Good Life. We all want it. But what is it?

    This was the great question of Socrates, Plato and Aristotle.

    For them the answer was an examined life that led to a life of virtue.

    Not bad.

    For the modern western world the Good Life has little to with virtue. We live in age of ethical poverty.

    Materialism having won the battle for the heart and soul of the post-Enlightenment West, the Good Life now has to do with achievement and acquisition. Position and property. Social status and being able to buy lots of stuff. Climbing the latter of success and finding a Best Buy at the top. The American Dream gone to seed.
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