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Never thought that Trump was a true politician, but guess if this is the case he is one of the best: He still has convinced his supporters that he is such a great leader for them, and that he is not strictly out there for himself, and does not care about the proletariat, just about the rich.
For if every instrument could accomplish its own work, obeying or anticipating the will of others, like the statues of Daedalus, or the tripods of Hephaestus, which, says the poet:
'of their own accord entered the assembly of the Gods;'
if, in like manner, the shuttle would weave and the plectrum touch the lyre without a hand to guide them, chief workmen would not want servants, nor masters slaves.
Aristotle, Politics, Book 1, Part 4. mentioned in this interesting Aeon essay: [^]
«... thank the gods that they have made you superior to those events which they have not placed within your own control, rendered you accountable for that only which is within you own control For what, then, have they made you responsible? For that which is alone in your own power—a right use of things as they appear.» Discourses of Epictetus Book I:12
It is true that stock markets are evil. If you have the stock market going up the way it is when the US federal deficit is beyond imagination, and Trump is in office, then there is something wrong with the Stock Market.
I'm pretty sure I would not like to live in a world in which I would never be offended.
I am absolutely certain I don't want to live in a world in which you would never be offended.
Freedom doesn't mean the absence of things you don't like.