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By James Edgar Cooper
In Plato's dialogue 'The Symposium,' he asks the Ancient Greek playwright 'Aristophanes' to present a story about soul-mates. He explains that human were originally created with four arms, four legs and a head with two faces. At the time, it was said that humans had great strength and threatened...
(Plato's Allegory of the Cave) I use Willa Cather's "Paul's Case," and Kate Chopin's "Story of An Hour," as examples of how Plato's allegory can fit as a journey to enlightenment in fictional characters (and in real life for people). The meaning of the allegory is interpreted as what...
A dissertation on the forces which guide human races and civilizations.
Darwin evolution race genetics eugenics economics history politics Adam_Smith Malthus Machiavelli Plato Aristotle Socrates Austrian_School republic democracy war freedom liberty Orwell revolution totalitarianism...
After reading Descartes, Plato, and Aristotle, comes a small note on the soul...
Essay | Updated Jun 9, 2013 | Reads: 16 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 3
He thought about that pure thing, the pure state, for everything, which is possible, to have, to be. He always respected the time, the time that makes the sand from the big rocks would one day turn him into sand. But before then, he wanted to turn into something new, a purer version of him...
By Ill Buddha
A thousand years after global warming set the earth on a new natural cycle, in the Time of Neptune, a small community on the edge of the world faces the incoming Ice Age.
By Russ Hammond
The voice of the prosecution in Plato's Apology.
By Sabrina Bourque
Plato's famous Allegory of the Cave, retold with modern substitutions.
Atlantis. Plato's hypothetical island.
A fascinating point in the history of myths and legends.
No one knows what really happened. Oh yes, there are theories. There are presumptions and suppositions. There are rumours and fantasies.
But as mentioned, there is no one who knows what really...
A University student takes experimental psychedelic drugs during the outset of World War III and witnesses apocalyptic visions of Time breaking down.
By Tim Leo Spence
Hmm. The cave...
Poetry | Updated May 20, 2010 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Olivia Danger
asterios polyp + mats ek + realizing all of my friends are mentally ill = this.
By Keith Paz
An unfinished work in progress:
A rumination of philosophical questions and metaphysical...
Here are some of my Glacier National Park journal entries from my 1972 bicycle trip from Michigan to the West Coast. Included here also are my reflections on Hesseâ€™s novel, Narcissus And Goldmund.
The following essay describes scientific thinking, analysis, and results from a non materialistic perspective.