The concept of the Middle Way is thousands of years old — making it a piece of deep insight that has stood the test of time. It refers to a worldview or consistent practice of hewing towards the more moderate approach, tactic, behavior, or course of action.

- Buddhism — The Middle Way / Middle Path
- Confucianism — The Doctrine of the Mean
- Stoicism — Moderation as a virtue
- Aristotle — The Golden Mean
- Ethics
- Against Extremism
- Hierarchy vs. Fairness

- Mathematics
- central tendency: the mean, median, and mode of statistics
- Central limit theorem
- The Normal Distribution
- standard deviation
- regression to the mean

- Science
- Psychology
- Well-balanced vs. Unbalanced

- Economics
- economic equilibrium
- stable currency

- Political philosophy
- Thomas Jefferson — all men are created equal
- James Madison — balance of powers; faction competition
- Benjamin Franklin — moderation in all things
- Median Voter Theorem
- Teddy Roosevelt — the government should help all men rise
- Dwight D. Eisenhower — the Middle Way

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