Published February 14, 2019 in Warp & Woof Friends Is it What They Do for Us? Or, What We Do for Them? William Sundwick Aristotle defined three types of friends in the Nicomachean Ethics. Friendship could be for utility, pleasure, or goodness. Friends of utility are like business relationships; goods and services are exchanged byContinue reading “Friends”

Exit Strategy

Published October 11, 2018 in Warp & Woof Exit Strategy Was Getting Out Inevitable? Flint Series, Chapter 5 William Sundwick Sometimes I think that friendships are simply a matter of convenience. While many people seem to make life-long friendships with kids they grew up with, my experience has been different. I lost contact with myContinue reading “Exit Strategy”

Friends: Virtual vs. “Real”

Published June 18, 2018 in Warp & Woof Friends: Virtual vs. “Real” Don’t Feel So Guilty about Social Media William Sundwick Since the recent revelation of theft of personal data from Facebook, we are especially sensitive to privacy concerns in our interconnected world. And, while we can easily see the psychology of social media addictionContinue reading “Friends: Virtual vs. “Real””