Democritus on wisdom, goodness and exercise

In this article we present and originally analyze two quotes of Democritus about wisdom, goodness of the soul and exercise. To our surpise, the meanings appear to have great similarity with Orthodox Christian beliefs.  Continue reading “Democritus on wisdom, goodness and exercise”

Theocracy against Science and Philosophy; the less known face of ancient Athens

In Hellenistic and Roman times, the prevailing view was still the geocentric one. The brilliant heliocentric theory advanced by Aristarchos in the early third century B.C. was never established, because it met with hostility in Athens—Aristarchos was accused of impiety and faced the death penalty. Continue reading “Theocracy against Science and Philosophy; the less known face of ancient Athens”

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