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Re: theos-talk Pythagoras,

Jan 07, 2011 09:51 AM
by MKR

We all learnt Pythagoras theorem in math class.

On Fri, Jan 7, 2011 at 11:49 AM, thalprin <> wrote:

> Pyhtgoras is another person I have some strong opinions about - looks to me
> like he's been spilt in two; half to the universities and half to a
> religious spiritual system a/o discipline/practice. I'm all for spirituality
> a/b there's a whole religious/religion type thang he's attributed with. And
> while I really am apt to think/feel he'd do a civic school/community,
> advanced in its thinking (being and doing), I really have a hard time
> fathoming how it is that he was, spiritually, darn near a very serious
> religionist.
> Every time that stuff comes up I think huh.
> It's really interesting. At any rate, Socrates and Pythagoras seem to have
> shared a simi fate, in that they've living names, recognized and celebrated
> for their canvases, their mental/emotional knowledge/keen a/b they're also
> people for whom we have not actually a word from their mouths.
> It's really ironic I think.
> Terrie

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