In his book, The Republic, Book IV, Plato wrote down what the ancient Greeks called the four cardinal virtues.
These virtues are:
I took the liberty of using a different words, more accessible to the 21th century thinker, to describe these virtues:
- self control
This list is very useful…. Because it is concrete! In all my readings about ethics, philosophers go to a great detail in setting up frameworks and defining concepts, but they rarely have the guts to come up with practical useful guidance. This is a rare exception.
I personally agree with these values in 100%.