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The Ancients Can’t Help Us… Yes, They Can.

We face the possibilities of nuclear Armageddon and global climate collapse precisely because we insist in focusing on science and technology at the expense of philosophy and wisdom

Plato surrounded by students in his Academy in Athens. Mosaic (detail) from the Villa of T. Siminius Stephanus, Pompeii, 1st century B.C. Roman National Archaeological Museum, Naples. Source: Wikimedia Commons

You may have noticed that ancient wisdom is back with a vengeance. I’m not talking just…




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