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To what extent do you agree with the quote “True love is admiration” by Plato? Yes, to the greatest extent. What greater admiration can there be than that of Beauty itself? Love, for Plato, is the attraction all creatures have … Continue reading
From Quora Question: ‘Can we step out of Plato’s Cave?’ X As I remember, Plato spoke of the few that escaped into the bright light of day, becoming (at least temporarily?) blinded. That, by itself, has to have some … Continue reading
(On democracy) Plato always came very close to the truth… as far as the truth can be described by language – and understood by men.
I would take ‘subjective’ as meaning relative, and ‘objective’ as real, following the philosopher Plato and also ordinary usage. One thing is custom, or opinion (doxa in Plato), which varies, and another universal principles, which do not – man is … Continue reading
….There are other realms or (eschatological) degrees or states of being, like the diverse hells, the purgatory and limbo of Christian theology and other, peripheral or central states (following René Guénon), through which the unsanctified soul passes. “No being of … Continue reading