Tag Archives: Greeks

Hellas And The Complete Man

In light of my recent post on Dalrock and Cane Caldo one commenter proposed that in my ‘basic sophistry’ had given ‘game apologetics that address anything but game.’  Monsieur Empathologicalism might have a point, though I take offense at ‘basic … Continue reading

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Aeschylus: Agamemnon; Or The Aesthetic Repudiation Of Hypergamy

To heaven, O Queen, will I upraise new song; But, wouldst though speak once more, I fain would hear From first to last the marvel of the tale. . . A gracious word the woman’s lips have told, Worthy a … Continue reading

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Homer: The Iliad, Book I

It is indeed a pity that our great public knows so little about poetry; almost as little, in fact, as our poets. -Heinrich Heine The ‘thing itself’ with which one is here dealing — the critical perception of poetic truth … Continue reading

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The Game of Aristotle’s Art Of Rhetoric

Game and Rhetoric are two sides of a coin; the one concerns itself with the means to seduce women, the other with the means to seduce a crowd. From the opening of the Art of Rhetoric, concerning Game and Rhetoric: … Continue reading

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