Myths as Philosophy?

The Perennial Quest Part II A modern observer might raise an eyebrow or even laugh at this notion. How can a half-man bull, or half-bull...

I. All About Us

The Human Heart of Myth It is very easy to think of myths as stories full of magic and fantasy and should not be taken as serious in...

On Human Suspicion

‘Man is by nature a suspicious animal!’ I hope Aristotle would have forgiven my (mis)appropriation of his original statement (‘man is by...

Lost in Derivation

Well, 'Changed in Derivation' might be more accurate. Some English derivatives from Latin show a slightly altered meaning from that of...

Same Old, Same Old!

"...you will come across misbehaving and spoiled children, elitist parents, smug self-centered rulers, obnoxious nobility, disgruntled...

Herodotus

What do we know about the life of Herodotus? Well, not a huge amount. End of article. No, just kidding. We do have some knowledge....