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How Real Is Your Creator Ethos

… and what the Ancient Greeks have to say about.

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Today, ethos is often defined as credibility, character, or persona, but this is an impoverished view of an ancient idea. Ancient Greek has at least three words related to ethos.

Habit (or ethos) is what gives form to our character (êthos) which creates a place to stand (êthea) within tradition (nomos)

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