Ethos, Pathos, and Logos... the Human Traits (Haiku)

Honoring the Greeks
Honoring the Greeks
Our lives are intertwined.
Our lives are intertwined.
Each purpose driven life.
Each purpose driven life.
We are all connected.
We are all connected.

Humanities Guide


Unique human traits,

Ethos...credibility.

Others think of us,

Ones own gentility.


Pathos...our feelings,

Just how we each empathize.

A shared emotion,

Never, we to criticize.


Logos...our logic,

Directing thoughts of others. .

Persuading our friends,

All our sisters and brothers.


Lessons from the Greek,

Guides for communication,

Provides rules we seek.

For every presentation.



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billybuc 2 years ago from Olympia, WA

You are talented!


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whonunuwho 2 years ago from United States Author

Thanks Bill and blessings on this Labor Day weekend. whonu


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bigj1969 2 years ago from glasgow

Great hub.


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whonunuwho 2 years ago from United States Author

Thanks my friend and blessings. whonu


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whonunuwho 2 years ago from United States Author

Thanks.whonu


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bravewarrior 2 years ago from Central Florida

Very unique approach, whonu. The photographs are stunning as well!


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whonunuwho 2 years ago from United States Author

Thanks my friend and bless you. whonu


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MsDora 2 years ago from The Caribbean

A short classic with lots of brain mileage!


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grand old lady 2 years ago from Philippines

Ethos, Pathos and Logos are familiar words, but I didn't know they were Greek. You made it easy to understand these words with this nice poem you made.


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whonunuwho 2 years ago from United States Author

Thanks MsDora. whonu


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aviannovice 2 years ago from Stillwater, OK

Here, here! A beautiful piece that opens the mind and propels us forward.


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whonunuwho 2 years ago from United States Author

Thanks my friend. whonu


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teaches12345 2 years ago

I always love your poetry and photos and they make me think about the words long afterwards.


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whonunuwho 2 years ago from United States Author

Thank you my friend and your kind words are always welcomed. whonu

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