The great thinkers of ancient Greece were all poets
So, why do philosophers today, most of whom are not, believe they can understand the thoughts and, therefore, truths of philosophers back then?
I say they can’t.
Only another poet-philosopher can do that.
Roughly twenty-five hundred years ago, something very interesting happened on the planet.
A people not at all unlike ourselves today started to put their heads together in such a way that they began to unravel a bit of the mystery surrounding who they were, where it is they came from, and…