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PHILIA CAR ARETEE YPSISTEE ,ES TA KATH’EEMOON HIEROOMENA (Vlast)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  28/10/16) 26. Now, if on a stage, such as a public assembly essentially is, where there is the amplest room for fiction and half-truths, truth nevertheless prevails if it be but fairly laid open and brought into … Continue reading

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6 VARIOUS LEVELS FOR POSITIVE RELATIONS

The Ancient Greeks’ 6 Words for Love Looking for an antidote to modern culture’s emphasis on romantic love? Perhaps we can learn from the diverse forms of emotional attachment prized by the ancient Greeks. Today’s coffee culture has an incredibly … Continue reading

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PHILIA CAR ARETEE YPSISTEE ,ES TA KATH’EEMOON HIEROOMENA (IV)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  17/04/15) 18. Now, what is the quality to look out for as a warrant for the stability and permanence of friendship? It is loyalty. Nothing that lacks this can be stable. We should also in making our … Continue reading

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PHILIA CAR ARETEE YPSISTEE ,ES TA KATH’EEMOON HIEROOMENA (III)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  06/06/14) 11. With these premises, then, let us first, if you please, examine the question – how far ought personal feeling to go in friendship? For instance: suppose Coriolanus to have had friends, ought they to have … Continue reading

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PHILIA CAR ARETEE YPSISTEE ,ES TA KATH’EEMOON HIEROOMENA (II)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 15/09/13) 7. And great and numerous as are the blessings of friendship, this certainly is the sovereign one, that it gives us bright hopes for the future and forbids weakness and despair. In the face of a … Continue reading

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PHILIA CAR ARETEE YPSISTEE ,ES TA KATH’EEMOON HIEROOMENA (I)

Cicero:On Friendship, or Laelius Introduction Marcus Tullius Cicero, the greatest of Roman orators and the chief master of Latin prose style, was born at Arpinum, Jan. 3, 106 B.C. His father, who was a man of property and belonged to … Continue reading

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