FRIDAY NIGHT DOG BLOG: SUMMUM BONUM August 2, 2014Posted by wmmbb in DOG BLOG -.
So what is “the greatest good” for Dexter and Hannah?
They as four-legged canines have some advantages. This particularly noticeable when coming down the incline. Dexter, in particular, would get ahead of me, if I let him. I don’t believe they are complaining too much about the conditions. Like most of us they probably have a whinge about somethings. Still they don’t have to put in forty job applications a months to keep their benefits. They would settle for thirty walks.
If you think the music is crook – well, that could be the case. A sudden end in store. Just occasionally Dexter or Hannah would look back but mostly they know where they are going and what they are about:
Willie Nelson has the right question and some other relevant observations:
A just peace is the greatest good for all, especially for all oxygen-dependent beings. Peace is complicated by subsidiary issues such as justice. The latin in the ears of Dexter and Hannah sounded like something to eat , sooner or later. So acknowledging needs would also help.
You may think that this exercise is not a learning experience. To my surprise here is a presentation of Kant’s, “Summon Bonum”: