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Work Hard, Play Hard

Work Hard, Play Hard

Therese Relucio, Stewart AM, Honorbound Aristotle states that “to be serious and to labour for the sake of amusement seems silly and utterly childish…; for amusement is a sort of recreation, and we need recreation because we are unable to work continuously. Recreation, then, cannot be the end.”[1] So, basically, Aristotle is saying that working … Continue reading

Time i$ Money

Anna Salcedo– A commonly used cliche is “time is money”. Time is what gives us money. But what exactly does this cliche mean? It is defined as spending your time wisely because our time is a valuable resource that needs to be savored and carefully used. There is no exchange value on time nor can … Continue reading

Moral Flexibility

Moral Flexibility

Anna Ruzicka Honorbound Aristotle says “where there is an end beyond the act, there the result is better than the exercise of the faculty.” [1] This means that the action does not have to be good, as long as the end result is good. However, the Catholic Church teaching from our morality class tells us … Continue reading

Pursuit of Pleasure

Pursuit of Pleasure

Emily Veninga – Econ Summer At the core beliefs of America, there is the unalienable right of all citizens to pursue happiness along with life and liberty. We learn it in school and think, “wow, that’s cool” and move on. However, this pursuit, in Aristotle’s contemplative mind, is the goal for humanity and what we … Continue reading