Wait a Minute

Almost as soon as I scheduled yesterday’s post, a musing about Socrates’ quotation, “An unexamined life is not worth living,” I had second thoughts. My premise was to accept this aphorism and analyze it with respect to the phases of life, from childhood to old age. I concluded that it is not the examination of […]

Life Examination

According to Plato, Socrates said, “An unexamined life is not worth living for a human being.” [1] Therefore, according to Socrates I have led a most worthy life thus far. It seems that I have been examining my life non-stop for as long as I can remember. Childhood When I was a child, as I […]