Taxi ins Glück eHe pain of beingxposed to other people for having violated community standards and this is not a virtuous response because it may have nothing TO DO WITH RIGHT AND WRONG do with right and wrong when reverence is in play we feel shame when xposed in our own minds to shortcomings vis vis the ideals toward which we shame when xposed in our own minds to shortcomings vis vis the ideals toward which we in awe and this reaction does belong to virtue 63What religious people today admire in other religions cannot be faith since they reject most of the content of other faiths but reverence 11Reverence is not faith because the faithful may hold but reverence 11Reverence is not faith because the faithful may hold faith with arrogance and self satisfaction and because the reverent may not know what to believe 46 7Socrates hides his meaning in inaccessible places If he knows anything he rarely admits it He twists and turns away from the role of a teacher Irony is silence twisted into words that provoke and do not satisfy Like pure silence irony shows awe at subject matter that cannot Losing My Virginity and Other Dumb Ideas easily be tamed Irony treats students with respect than they are likely to recognize It is Socrates peculiar way of being reverent toward the goals of philosophy toward wisdom 188 9Every honest scholar knows that he too will die that future generations will know than he and that someone will sooner or later refute him on some point or other Knowing this really knowing it in a way thatnables you to feel respect for the faltering The Magic Rolling Pin efforts of beginners in the field is reverence 195 Book read for summer reading terrible terrible book really the worst Every time I tried to read it I fell asleep A great start to college I read this because my university program asked me to over the summer It was definitely interesting and made me think differently about our virtues but I don t think I would choose to read this book again This book looks at the virtue of reverence which comes from awe shame and respect It is an interesting review of Greek and Chinesexamples Paul comes across with an irreverent air much of the time which turned me off to buying that this deserves absolute following Great overall message but tries to sell it too hard The notion behind this book is noble and at times wonderfully Indecent... Exposure (Indecent, expressed I was reading it at the time of the Christchurch shootings and was able to observe what Woodruff was getting at as i watched Jacinta Adern leading the people of New Zealand and all of us through the Ne for other virtues like respect humility and charity Ranging widely over diverse cultural terrain from Philip Larkin to ancient Greek poetry from modern politics to Chinese philosophy Woodruff shows how absolutelyssential reverence is to a well functioning society He tackles some thorny uestions How does reverence allow not only for leaders but for followers What role does reverence play in religion A book of wisdom makes me want to be a better person and some way shows me how This is a very wise book in both senses By drawing on sources mostly from ancient Greece and China and illustrating with Not Without a Fight examples from the contemporary western world sports politics family religionducation Woodruff makes a compelling case that reverence as he defines it is a cardinal ie trans cultural virtue Also and not incidentally I take Woodruff to be an xemplar
philosophical writing he is ually The Management Bible erudite and accessible I will his chapter on teaching with my philosophy ofducation students and his chapter on leadership with my administrators Here are a few of my favorite passagesReverence is the capacity for a range of feelings and Zu schnell emotions that are linked it is a sense that there is something larger than a human being accompanied by capacities for awe respect and shame it is oftenxpressed in and reinforced by ceremony 63Reverence calls for respect only when respect is really the right attitude To pay respect to a tyrant would not be reverent it would be weak and cowardly The most reverent response to a tyrant is to mock him 5If you wish to be reverent never claim the awful majesty of God in support of your political views You cannot speak on such matters with the authority of God It is an Sleepless (Bird of Stone, especially vicious and harmful falsehood to say that you do vicious because it is irreverent harmful because it is like pouring fuel on smoldering disagreements Your followers will never listen to the other side nevernter into discussion never consider a compromise In fact by claiming that God votes with you you have ffectively opted out of political process altogether18 19Home above
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All Is The Place Where Small Rituals is the place where small rituals a family together into a family where the respect they share is so common and familiar that they hardly recognize it as flowing from reverence 35A virtue is a capacity cultivated by xperience and Training To Have Emotions That Make You to have motions that make you like doing good things Virtue talk has been revived in recent years but it runs against the grain of modern thics which is mostly about doing what is right whether you feel like it or not By contrast virtue is about cultivating feelings that will lead you in the right way whether you know the rule in a given case or not 61 2Without reverence we may feel shame as Reverence is an ancient virtue dating back thousands of years It survives among us in half forgotten patterns of behavior and in the vestiges of old ceremonies Yet Paul Woodruff says we have lost sight of reverence This short legiac volume makes an impassioned case for the fundamental importance of the forgotten virtue of reverence and how awe for things greater than oneself can indeed must be a touchsto.
Download Reverence Renewing a Forgotten VirtueRaumaI found the book a little repetitive but still worth reading I will ndeavour to be reverent in my attitude to people and vents around me I ll reading I will ndeavour to be reverent in my attitude to people and vents around me I ll this one It is filled with applicable ideas for both philosophy class and for sermons Woodruff xplores the concept of reverence particularly in ancient Greek and Chinese societies successfully pulling it away from the assumed connection to religion It is a practice inspired by awe but not awe itself Observation of ceremony and ritual is a part of it but insufficient to meet the idea fully He makes the case that it is a virtue itself and thus applicable to how we lead our lives I particularly njoyed his application of
This Idea To Teaching And To Leadershipidea to teaching and to leadership it with a pencil in hand In Reverence Renewing a Forgotten Virtue classics translator and xpert Paul Woodruff makes a case for reverence as a much needed virtue for our times And a reverence that should permeate all facets of society politics religion ducation and family life Often drawing heavily from the classics he presents xamples of reverent leaders teachers philosophers and parents and yet also points out the places where reverence is lacking or misunderstood He is particularly critical of political and spiritual leaders who lack true reverence in their treatment of those they serve Even though this book was written a bit before current world Evolution, Me Other Freaks of Nature events so many passages seem like warnings for us today Well worth reading I imagine his intended readership is young Evangelical know it alls so it drags in the first third or so Would re read the sections on leadership I really wanted to love this book because it addresses a topic that really need attention But the book is 8x longer than it should be Get a goodditor man He repeats ideas and circles around things without Lara and the Gray Mare (Hoofbeats: Lara and the Gray Mare, ever making clear points most of the time It s frustrating and at times contradictory My other issue with it is the tendency of the author to resolve intellectual conflict by rushing to the resolution and stating there is no inherent conflict of you understand it right It s like saying a husband and wife would never really fight if they understood marriage in the perfect way It s absurd and you have to go through the mess of working out contradictions and compromises Other than that though good book A very preachable little ge. O some religions misuse reverence Must reverence be humorless In the process Woodruff shows convincingly how reverence plays an unseen part in virtuallyvery human relationship Elegantly written thoughtful yet urgent Reverence is sure to reach out to a wide variety of people interested in the moral health of Western culture showing how our own intellectual and spiritual legacy can guide us than we realiz.