In Chapter 3, Deliberation, Aristotle explains how all humans deliberate about everything. All topics of discussion are open to deliberation. People with common sense deliberate about meaningful topics, not foolish subjects.
Aristotle begins this chapter by stating that “no one deliberates about eternal things”(pg.382). For example, smart or wise people know not to talk about eternal things such as the universe because those kind of conversations do not have a definite answer. Everyone can have different point of views or beliefs about eternal subjects. Humans deliberate about what is up to us, such as actions that we do.
When first reflecting on this chapter, I did not quite understand what Aristotle was explaining. Once I understood the text, I completely related to it because it just makes sense to deliberate about what is up to us rather than eternal things.