George Iordanou Politics, Philosophy and (not much) Real Life
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If you object to the army, you should stay true to your convictions

Published in the Cyprus-Mail under the title “Army lessons from Socrates,” June 28th, 2015. Should one support an immoral institution just because the law says so? What are the options available to those who are ideologically opposed to what is charitably called the Cyprus Army? In this article I address the brave young men of Cyprus who oppose militarism urging them to stay true to...

Angela Hobbs: Plato and the England Riots

Dr Angela Hobbs wrote a very interesting post, titled Plato and the England Riots, where she analyses how the Platonic threefold source of harmony of the psyche, is linked to the England Riots. The last paragraph ends as follows: ..if we want to diminish looting and the abuse of our banks and taxes, we have to pay far less attention, and accord far less status, to the supposed ‘goods’...

George Iordanou Politics, Philosophy and (not much) Real Life

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