Plato’s Republic – Book I: Garbage People

I figured since I teach the Republic every year I’ll write something about it. I’m convinced that the book is about the role of media (“poetry”) as much as it’s about politics and ethics, and about images much more than Forms, so what I’ll do is write one post for each of the ten Books […]

You are my penance

Here’s a Bible study on Lent to bore you as the season begins: In which I interpret Matthew 6 in light of Republic VIII. If you hear me being mean I’m sorry insofar as that will stop you from saying something to me. Also not all opinions are my own. Sometimes I just say things […]