Homer and Aristotle looked at courage and life in different ways. Homer expressed several aspects of a courageous person. Homer believed that one should do things for honor and social esteem. Aristotle believed that one has to do things that are noble and fine. Homer’s vision represents courage accurately. Homer makes the hero in his stories to prove their fearlessness and bravery. Aristotle would say this is just recklessness and carelessness. It is hard to understand the differences between these claims. Today this is seen as rash and foolhardy decision-making.

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