Goods and the good

[Plato] realized that the possession of goods was not a means of getting happiness, but an effort to make up for a spiritually depauperate life: for Plato, happiness was what one could put into life and not what one could loot out of it: it was the happiness of the dancer rather than the happiness of the glutton.

— Lewis Mumford, 1922

One Response to “Goods and the good”

  1. M1EK Says:

    If you can post to your serious blog, you can tell us about your new dwelling and your trip in your other blog. Unless you’re spiritually despauperate or something!

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