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Aristotle: The Smartest Man Who Ever Lived?

There are many contenders for the title of the smartest person to have lived, Einstein, Newton, Da Vinci to name but a few. For my money though Aristotle has to be a leading contender. 1,663 more words


Folk Etymologies for Artemis from Plato

Like many ancient divine names, the etymology of Artemis is unclear (whether it is proto-Greek or non-Greek, etc.). When it comes to etymology in general, I have a fondness for… 334 more words


Can Hypocrisy Be Moral? The Case of Starlight Glimmer

At the end of the two part season premiere “The Cutie Map”, Starlight Glimmer is exposed as having never given up her own cutie mark despite her claims that possession of a cutie mark leads to fighting and breaking friendships. 2,285 more words

Analysis Is Magic

Summer 2015 (Back on Track)

So many things have happened this year and I’ve said this many times so I don’t expect you to believe me, but I’m making a come back. 441 more words


Plato: Athlete, Philosopher And Enemy of Democracy

Plato is perhaps unique in all of history in that he was simultaneously a philosopher and a wrestler. In fact Plato isn’t even his real name, his real name is a bit of a mystery but is sometimes reported as Aristocles with Plato, meaning the broad, being the name he wrestled under. 1,340 more words