Marcus Aurelius On Correcting Others

In his Meditations (Book One), Marcus Aurelius offers us a lesson in constructive criticism: From Alexander the grammarian, [I learned] to refrain from fault-finding, and not in a reproachful way to chide those who uttered any barbarous or solecistic or strange-sounding expression; but dexterously to introduce the very expression which ought to have been used,Continue reading “Marcus Aurelius On Correcting Others”