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posted on 08 August 2017

America: What Did Aristotle Mean?

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After listening to Winston Churchill, Ronald Reagan, Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, and Confucius, let's listen to Aristotle, shall we?

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1. Quote #1

There is no great genius without some touch of madness.

He meant: Donald Trump may be exactly America needs today. For more, read: Give President Trump a Chance to Govern!

2. Quote #2

A friend to all is a friend to none.

He meant: There is no real hero, if all soldiers are heroes. For more, read: America: A Culture of War.

3. Quote #3

The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.

He meant: Not All Men Are Created Equal!

4. Quote #4

The whole is more than the sum of its parts.

He meant: Stop wondering why we love our Congress men (or women), but hate Congress (20% - Americans' Approval of Congress Unchanged in May)! For more, read: Term Limits for Congress!

5. Quote #5

Plato is dear to me, but dearer still is truth.

He meant: Read below.

6. Quote #6

We make war that we may live in peace.

He meant: Not the one in Afghanistan! For more, read: Sending No More American Troops to Afghanistan!

7. Quote #7

The end of labor is to gain leisure.

He meant: read Democratic Socialism.

8. Quote #8

Well begun is half done.

He meant: An Open Letter to General John Kelly.

9. Quote #9

Republics decline into democracies and democracies degenerate into despotisms.

He meant: Has America Become an Oligarchy?

10. Quote #10

Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers.

He meant: American democracy will fail, just like Greek democracy, ancient or modern, unless you follow Frank Li's suggestions! For more, read the image below.

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