That Aristotle is” true “means that, in fact, even the works of self-interest take away the intellect from the conditions of practice, and thus take away the dignity of the intellect. If his statements are false, it is because they consider a period of social practice to be identical with a necessity of nature. Donkey nice arse poster. But a different view on the relationship between mind and matter, mind and body, intelligence and social service is only better than Aristotle’s if it contributes to making the old conception. obsolete in fact – that is obsolete in the current way of life and education.