MLK, Jr.: I am coming to feel that the people of ill will have used time much more effectively than the people of good will.
Bolívar: Hence, legislators, your task is all the more difficult in that you have to reform men perverted by the illusions of error and unhealthy desire.
What would Hobbs say about this? What might Aristotle say to that? These sorts of questions challenge us to reconsider old understandings and bridge the new ones.
Today’s session was on human nature. Our readings included Aristotle, Hobbs and Darwin.