“All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.”
Rhetoric, Book I, 1369.a5
“Since the end of the nineteenth century, if not earlier, presidents have misled the public about their motives and their intentions in going to war.”
Resurgence of the warfare state: the crisis since 9/11 (2005 edition), Independent Inst - ISBN: 9780945999560
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Bio: Aristotle was a Greek philosopher and polymath, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. His writings cover many subjects, including physics, metaphysics, poetry, theater, music, logic, rhetoric, linguistics, politics, government, ethics, biology, and zoology. Together with Plato and Socrates, Aristotle is one of the most important founding figures in Western philosophy.