Do As I Say, Not As I Do: America’s Application of Aristotle’s “Virtue”

Do As I Say, Not As I Do: America’s Application of Aristotle’s “Virtue”

Cassie Fritsche, Period 5, Honorbound. –  According to the Merriam Webster Dictionary, virtue is a particular moral excellence; and as far as Aristotle’s beliefs go, this assessment isn’t too far off.[1]  In his work, Aristotle equates virtue to this sort of morality or magnanimity, and even takes it a step further, claiming that “moral virtue … Continue reading

Class Struggle

Class Struggle

Jamie Ward         The American dream claims this a country of equality, but is that really true? In Karl Marx’s Communist Manifesto, the father of modern communism talks about how wealth made should either go to enriching the minority that comprises society or improving the quality of life of the working majority how produce the … Continue reading

Greedy Giving?

Greedy Giving?

  Why is it that, on average, Americans with less money donate a higher percentage of their income than richer Americans do? Over two thousand years ago, Aristotle answered this question when he wrote The Politics. Aristotle states that “[p]roperty, in the sense of a bare livelihood, seems to be given by nature herself to … Continue reading

Be Greedy.

Anna Grace Votteler Period 2 – Honorbound The first thing that comes to mind for many when they think of capitalism is greed, and for good reason. The first thing that came out of my big mouth in class during our discussion was how capitalism is driven by power hungry, greedy people whose only incentive … Continue reading

Colorblind in the Workforce

Colorblind in the Workforce

Andrea Martinez – Period 5, Honorbound Diversity not only involves how people perceive themselves, but how they perceive others. Those perceptions affect their interactions. For a wide assortment of employees to function effectively as an organization, human resource professionals need to deal effectively with issues such as communication, adaptability, and change. Charles Wheelan states in … Continue reading