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Heraclitus, Human Majesty, and Humanism

Photo by Rudolf-Peter Bakker on Unsplash

Like many others, I have in the past several days had difficulty looking away from the tragedy of Ukraine.

I’ve been reminded of the words of poet e.e. cummings, who portrayed humanity, “play(ing) with the bigness of his littleness . . .”

The philosopher Heraclitus (c. 535–475 BCE) once said, “History is a child building a sandcastle by the sea, and that child is the…

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David Breeden

David Breeden

Poet, Senior Minister at First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis, a Humanist congregation. Amazon author's page amazon.com/author/davidbreeden