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"what...sightless smell approaches": Aeschylus and Ramchandra Gandhi

In I am Thou, Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson, the philosopher Ramchandra Gandhi, allegorizes a cricket match as a metaphor for Advaita Vedanta (i.e., Hindu monism). He later tells how U. 467 more words

Social Change

Visualising Ancient Drama - 13:15-13:45 24th April Leeds City Museum

Edmund Stewart, expert in the early reperformance of Greek drama, discusses the feats of imagination necessary for ancient and modern dramaturgs and audiences to visualise Greek drama, both on the stage and in the mind’s eye. 24 more words

Classics In Leeds

Out of the Woods

It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered. 

 

      ~ Aeschylus

 

 

In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace, 206 more words

Poetry, Original Writing, Devotional, Inspirational

The Evolution of English

The modern English language, like all languages, is an evolving being. Its family tree shows that it descended from older forms of English and French, as well as Latin and Greek, to name a few of its ancestors. 874 more words

Flight 370: An Existential Observation

I’ve read some speculation in the press about why we are so “obsessed” with the flight 377 disaster. On this note, I always think of Aesychlus observation thousands of years ago, “The gods send disaster so that mankind will have something to talk about.” That is a cynical viewpoint but certainly worthy of consideration. 164 more words

Religion And Spirituality

Blame

Everyone’s quick to blame the alien.
- Aeschylus
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