• Plato Platonic Love Virtue Beauty True
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    Platonic love is defined as love conceived by Plato as ascending from passion for the individual to contemplation of the universal and ideal or a close relationship between two persons in which sexual desire is nonexistent or has been suppressed or sublimated. In Symposium, Plato discusses various types of love through the dialogue of his speakers, and it is through this that we are able to go beyond a simple definition and truly understand the nature of Platonic love, its importance in ancient ...
  • Identity Crisis Of Enkidu And
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    In this paper, I seek to explore the identities and relationships between Gilgamesh and Enkidu in the epic poem of Gilgamesh, up through Enkidu's death. I will explore the gender identity of each independently and then in relation to each other, and how their gender identity influences that relationship. I will also explore other aspects of their identity and how they came to their identities as well, through theories such as social conditioning. I will investigate the possibility that Gilgamesh...
  • Philosophy Of Love True Plutonic Sexual
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    Some people believe that there is no such thing as "true love" they believe that love is nothing but an illusion designed by social expectations. These people believe that love ultimately turns into pain and despair. This idea in some ways is true. Love is not eternal it will come to an end one way or another, but the aspect that separates true love from illusion, is the way love ends. "True Love" is much too powerful to be destroyed by Human imperfection; it may only be destroyed by a force equ...
  • Platonic Love Plato World Life
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    Title 1: Preparing for the ultimate "trial"On their arrival the souls had to go straight before Lachesis. And an interpreter. took from the lap of Lachesis a number of lots and patterns of life and proclaimed: "This is the word of Lachesis maiden daughter of Necessity. Souls of a day, here you must begin another round of mortal life whose end is death " Then (he) set before them. different patterns of life, far more in number than the souls who were to choose them" Plato, The Republic, Part 11/B...