Plato on the Flood, from Timaeus

O Solon, Solon, all you Hellenes are never anything but children, for there is not an old man among you. Solon in return asked him what he meant. I mean to say, he replied, that in mind you are all young; there is no old opinion handed down among you by ancient tradition, nor any … Continue reading Plato on the Flood, from Timaeus

American Transcendentalists and Swedenborgianism

Gratitude makes us young.For the invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the everyday.    --Ralph Waldo Emerson,    from Attitudes of Gratitude by MaryJane RyanRalph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882) was an American thinker, lecturer, essayist and poet, best remembered for leading the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th … Continue reading American Transcendentalists and Swedenborgianism