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IT'S NOT ABOUT ME

In an effort to write often and effectively for this blog, I am taking an open-ear approach to my writing. In simple terms- I listen and then I write. 380 palabras más

Zeno of Citium

A Cyprian merchant ship
Wrecked on Grecian shores.
Everything lost.
Discovered the wisdom of a dead man
In an Athenian bookstore.
Clutched the robes of a dog… 57 palabras más

Poetry

“The soul, like the body, accepts by practice whatever habit one wishes it to contact” – Socrates

Habit

Love of Country

Back in July of 2012 I wrote this post about the relationship between education and democracy, a relationship I, like many others, consider essential. A part of that discussion is about patriotism, and given today’s sudden interest in the notion, featuring many who have no idea whatever what the word means, I thought it timely to trot out the post and ask readers to consider it once again. 913 palabras más

Hugh's Blogs

Youth Culture, Possession and Music

While it is common knowledge that the “teenager” was invented in the 20th century and that youth in particular have been targeted with revolutionary ideology, I just ran across an interesting quote from Socrates in the… 42 palabras más

Occultism

tbt affirmations pt. 37

“The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.” -Socrates

Inspiration

Ανθρώπινο πνεύμα: ΠΟΣΟΙ ΕΧΟΥΜΕ ΤΕΛΙΚΑ ΣΥΝΕΙΔΗΤΟΠΟΙΗΣΕΙ ΤΙ ΕΙΝΑΙ;

Όλες οι ανθρώπινες έννοιες είναι προβολές του ανθρώπινου πνεύματος γι’ αυτό σε τελική ανάλυση πολλές φορές είναι απατηλές!!! 

Δεν βλέπουμε την πραγματικότητα, την αντιλαμβανόμαστε (όπως νομίζουμε εμείς πως είναι). Ό,τι βλέπουμε είναι μια ερμηνεία της πραγματικότητας, που βασίζεται σε υποκειμενικά, ελαττωματικά ή προκατειλημμένα παραδείγματα. 

CULTURE