Ancient Greek Philosophy
Hades is very interesting, because he rules the dead, or people who need periodic times of privacy with which they can use to think about whatever troubles them. Hades was also the place where souls were thought to...
Wise Metis helped Zeus to save his siblings after they were swallowed by Cronus, his Father, who was afraid they would be stronger than him. And you thought your family has issues?
Hephaestus was handicapped with a clubfoot, making him both the only Olympian who worked and the only one who was not perfect. He was happy working with fire and metals, alone in his forge. Hephaestus made things of...
Apollo was the Favorite son of Zeus, and one of the second generation of gods and goddesses in Greek Myth. He was an archer, a lawyer, the Sun God, and played the Lute. His love and family life has tragedy, but Apollo's...
'I know that I know nothing.' was the philosophical belief that Socrates lived by. He believed to be truly knowledgeable you had to question everything even if that meant defying Social convention.
Aphrodite is the kind of woman who changes herself at will to be whatever her current man wants her to be. She may not even realize that she does this. She inspired many love songs and poems, and was a great beauty.
[The following is a Socratic dialogue I have written to help get at the meaning of the word beauty. All characters are fictional, except of couse, for Socrates]. Atreus is the director of the Art Gallery...
Dionysus was the greek god of wine, ecstacy and love. He was so charismatic that women left their homes to revel in the woods with him. He symbolizes the perpetual youth who never wants to grow up.
Athena was a Daddy's Girl in Greek Mythology, but very wise and well versed in the crafts of the day. She is an archetype that I am sure you have in your life, or may be a part of you!
In 399BC Socrates was sentenced to death on account of corrupting the youth of Athens. By this, the authorities claimed that he was teaching youths to question what was commonly taught to them about religion, gods and...
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