From Aristotle’s ‘Nicomachean Ethics’ (1566)
preceding line, “Therefor the good man should be a lover of self (for he will both…”
People need to hear stories and see acts which inspire them and cultivate attraction towards courage and honor. Acts demonstrating the character and the capabilities of great men have the potential to inspire others – cultivating a gravitational force.
And we need to stop framing vices as rewards – when they are self harm.