Freedom vs. Compassion

Is it possible to have both?

Image Credit: “Prometheus Bound” by Thomas Cole (Wikimedia Commons)

In his play, “Prometheus Bound,” the ancient Greek writer Aeschylus recounts the story of Prometheus, the Titan who earned the wrath of Zeus by sharing fire with mortals. As a punishment, Zeus ordered Prometheus chained to a mountaintop, where his liver would be eaten every day by an eagle, only to regrow overnight so it could be eaten again. Thus he would be tormented for…

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Dustin Arand

Dustin Arand

Lawyer turned stay-at-home dad turned history teacher. I write about law, philosophy, and culture, and am the author of the 2015 book “Truth Evolves”.