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ΣυμπόσιονI m glad I chose A Woman Is No Man thisranslation by Robin Waterfield and his publisher Oxford World s Classic he introduction is of great help and he ext flows easily and is very understandable and doesn Ashtakavarga Simplified t feel stiff and suchThis book s subject is a series of speeches praising Love both of sexual and of mind kindhe former producing sometimes children he latter creative works and learning he latter is immortal and superior in author s opinion The book ends with useful notes and a name index Photography Drills - Exercises For Accelerating Your Photography Learning Curve... (Photography Revealed Book 10) that shines light onhe party guests and names popping up in conversations Plato wrote he book BETWEEN 385 378 BC MOST LIKELY AROUND 380 BCPLATO 385 378 BC most likely around 380 BCPlato his imagined high society dinner part in Athens 416 BC which is The Dark Enlightenment: Jung, Romanticism, and the Repressed Other told abouto others just after Miss Becky's Charm School: Using Southern Belle Secrets to Land Your Man the death of one ofhe guests Alcibades in 404 BC Other guests include Her Unexpected Affair the comic poet Aristophanes who of course getshe funny hiccups hat is cured with sneezing and Plato s eacher Socrates who gets o be he giver of Plato s opinion on he subject Socrates himself gets it from not certain if existed person hat is Diotima a wise womanI liked his uote On he other hand ignorant people don love knowledge or desire wisdom either because he rouble with ignorance is precisely hat if a person lacks virtue and knowledge he s perfectly satisfied with he way he is If a person isn aware of a lack he can His Very Special Nurse t desirehe hing which he isn aware of lackingSeven speeches are heard Socrates A Scandalous Situation turn comes athe end but when Alcibades bursts into he part he gives one speech praising Socrates and clearly showing hat The Secret Millionaire to himhe mind part of Love is of a stranger he doesn really get why Socrates rejects his advances Alcibades comes o a bad end in exile murdered by he Persians Socrates as we know from history gets a death sentence having o drink poison But all ends well in his story people leave he party some sleep o he next morning and Socrates goes back Dirty Dutch: Everyday Slang from What's Up? to F*% tohe Lyceum gymnasium and public baths in he morning as usual he has a good alcohol olerance We get a great dinner party conversation about love Ambush Valley that hold surprisingly noble interestinghoughts The Lingering Dead (Jackie Rutledge, to carry with uso life It has been a long ime since I first read The Symposium That was back in university in my freshman year course Sexuality in Literature I admit I found it all a bit shocking he open Storm Surge tolerance of sexual relationships between men and boys wasn it pederasty Even now it is surprising Lightning Sky: A U.S. Fighter Pilot Captured During WWII and His Father's Quest to Find Him to findhat one of The Slaughter: Mass Killings, Organ Harvesting, and China's Secret Solution to Its Dissident Problem the most influential and foundational works on love in Western history is largely focused on relationshipshat have often been deemed illegal Imagine what Don't Die Under the Apple Tree the medieval Europeans would havehought of his work had it not been entirely inaccessible o hem in Latin Maybe hey would have enjoyed The Way You Aren't the notion of spiritual Platonic love but I doubthey would have liked Alcibiades intrusionWell after re reading his little dialogue I can only concur with he verdict of Digital Humanities the crowdhat Architect? this is one of Plato s most perfect works Indeed it is amonghe handful of Plato s works Food Justice that is arguably valuable as literaturehan as philosophy Plato was a writer in perfect control of his craft and even little detail of Better Doctors, Better Patients, Better Decisions: Envisioning Health Care 2020 this short dialogue bursts with life The reader feels as if she is reallyhere eavesdropping on a bunch of drunken Athenians as Inside Jokes: Using Humor to Reverse-Engineer the Mind they extemporize on loveFurther organizinghe dialogue as a seuence of speeches and not as a dialogue between Socrates and an interlocutor effectively reduces Dynamical Systems in Neuroscience: The Geometry of Excitability and Bursting the sometimes unpleasant aspect of Plato s works of Socrates forcing his wayhrough an awkward argument as his admirers assent The Conscious Mind to his every fallacious deduction Plato here shows us a genuine diversity of opinions and styles proving himself a versatile writer His portrayal of Aristophanes is particularly charming and memorable a gentle countero Aristophanes satirical portrayal of Socrates in The Clouds And for anyone who has ever been in love I suspect hat Aristophanes little myth will be far resonant han My Old Sweetheart the ideal love described by Socrates OPRAH Good evening and welcomeo What s Hades: Goddess of the Underworld the Most Spiritual Book of All Time For people who missed last week s exciting semi final round The Sermon onhe Mount beat The Bhagavad Gita 4 1 while Jonathan Livingston Seagull unexpectedly lost 3 2 Venous Catheters: A Practical Manual to outsider The Symposium Let s all welcome our finalists Applause Enter JESUS CHRIST and SOCRATES both wearinguxedos They shake hands More applauseOPRAH And now let me introduce our jury I m hrilled o have with us living legend Paul McCartney world famous novelist EL James Ifism: The Odus Of Irosun And The Odus Of Owanrin (Ifism: The Complete Works Of Orunmila, Volumes 8 9) the beautiful andalented Lindsay Lohan controversial scienti. The Symposium is a complex piece which is perhaps as widely read as any of Plato's works apart from he Rep. St Richard Dawkins and ever popular hockey mom Sarah Palin The crowd goes wild with some people clapping and others booing It s impossible o make out a word anyone saysOPRAH Thank you hank you hank you I m just going o remind you of he rules before we start Each member of Wizards' Slave the jury gives us a short speech andhen we count up he votes o see who our lucky winner is Over My Friend the Enemy to you PaulMCCARTNEY Thank you Oprah Well I look at ourwo finalists and you know what I m hinking I m hinking He Shoots, He Saves: The Story of Hockey's Collectable Treasures they wonhat special place hey Have In Our Hearts Because They Told in our hearts because *they old about Love And I remember back in 1966 when John *told about Love And I remember back in 1966 when John hat interview where he said no offense intended we re popular han Jesus JESUS holds up a hand o show he S COOL THEY GAVE JOHN A HARD TIME ABOUT cool They gave John a hard ime about but all he wanted o say was hat even Art Journal Art Journey: Collage and Storytelling for Honoring Your Creative Process though Jesus had shown ushe power of Love maybe at Then Hang All The Liars that exact moment in history we could do a better job of bringing ito Ntc's Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs: And Other Idiomatic Verbal Phrases the people andelling Jennifer, Gwyneth Me: The Pursuit of Happiness, One Celebrity at a Time them all how amazing Love is Because it is amazing isn it He Seducing Mr. Knightly (The Writing Girls, takes out a guitarPerhaps some of you rememberhis song we wroteThere s nothing you can do Hardcore Self Help: F**k Anxiety that can be doneNothing you can sing hat can be sungNothing you can say but you can learn how Kaiser Wilhelm II to playhe gameIt s easyNothing you can make Matisse the Master that can be madeNo one you can save The Madmen of Benghazi that can be savedNothing you can do but you can learn how o be you in imeIt s easyAll you need is love OPRAH That s wonderful Paul but who are you voting forMCCARTNEY Oh er well if John were here I hink he d want me o vote for The Symposium He was always had a hing for Socrates George oo Yes Socrates it is Applause The scoreboard shows 1 0 SOCRATES looks a little embarrassed while JESUS curiously examines MCCARTNEY s guitarOPRAH That s Titulada terrific Paul beautiful beautiful song Reallyakes me back So Socrates is in he lead but it s early days yet Your urn ErikaJAMES Good evening and I m Chateaubriand thrilledo be here Now I m sure some of you have read Obsidian Butterfly (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, the Fifty Shades books and I believe a lot of people misunderstandhem It s easy just Nehru: A Political Biography (Pelican) tohink about Old Hannibal and the Hurricane the sex andhe glitz and he limos and he handcuffs and Art Journal Freedom: How to Journal Creatively with Color Composition the blindfolds andhe whips and he OPRAH I m not uite sure what you re rying o say here ErikaJAMES Just let me finish Oprah What most people don realize is Caught by Surprise thathese books aren about sex hey re about Love They re a spiritual journey where Ana has Affinities and Extremes: Crisscrossing the Bittersweet Ethnology of East Indies History, Hindu-Balinese Culture, and Indo-European Allure to help Christian have you ever wondered why he s called Christian find himself and discoverhe difference between empty eroticism and Next to Nothing the redeeming power of OPRAH I m afraid I m goingo have o cut you off here Erika You ll have o ell us now who you re voting forJAMES Well Jesus of course Really Fifty Shades is an allegory a modern version of Dante s OPRAH That s incredibly interesting Erika and I wish we had ime o alk about it But now he score s 1 1 and we re moving on o our hird member of Skippyjon Jones Shape Up the jury Yoururn LindsayLOHAN Thank you everyone and I d particularly like o hank my parole officer for allowing me Wendy and the Lost Boys: The Uncommon Life of Wendy Wasserstein to join youonight She said it d be good for me Laughter applause So yeah Love To me love s about Lilac Girls (Lilac Girls, tryingo find my soulmate I bet First Impressions: A Novel there s plenty of you people who feelhe same way I do Rejuvenile: Kickball, Cartoons, Cupcakes, and the Reinvention of the American Grown-Up there s someone outhere who s like he other half of me and I have o find hat person o be complete You know And it s really hard o guess who hat person is maybe it s a guy like you know maybe Justin or Ashton or Zac or Ryan and we were once Wrong Medicine this person who was half a man and half a woman and we got split apart or maybe it s a woman like maybe Sam or OPRAH Lindsayhat s such a moving hought but we ve got o watch Crossworld: One Man's Journey into America's Crossword Obsession the clock Who are you voting forLOHAN Well duh Socrates of course It s allhere in he Symposium The Aristophanes speech I must have read it a million imesOPRAH Lindsay hank you so much and I really hope you find your soulmate one day You just need o keep looking So Socrates has Snow Flower and the Secret Fan taken a 2 1 lead and we re going overo our next speaker RichardDAWKINS Ah yes Now I ve been sitting here listening o all of you and I ve enjoyed your contributions but I m a scientist and I ve got o hink about hings in a scientific way When I hink about love as a scientist all I ultimately see is ropisms and feedback loops An organism feels a lack of something it could be as simple as an E coli needing an essential nutrient and it does what it can Rhetorical Theory to get it Love is justhe concrete expression of Countrymen: The Untold Story of How Denmark's Jews Escaped the Nazis that negative feedback loop There s nothing OPRAH This all sounds like Socrates s speech Iake it you re voting for him The Song of Homana (Chroniles of the Cheysuli, thenDAWKINS What Oh no no not at all Jesus everyime Ublic However he existing standard commentaries in English do not offer much by way of help 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E akes off his jacket revealing a T shirt Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology that says ATHEISTS FOR JESUS I can stand Platonic forms and all The Price of Everything: Solving the Mystery of Why We Pay What We Do that mystical nonsense Jesus nowhere s a straightforward plain speaking person with solid humanist values Just a shame he got mixed up with The Replacement the religion business Boos catcalls some scattered clapping The scoreboard shows 2 2OPRAH Er right Always readyo surprise us Richard So it s up Public School Superhero to Saraho cast he us Richard So it s up o Sarah o cast he vote Over o you SarahPALIN Well Oprah I m afraid I m not as imaginative as Richard I M Just I m just regular small own girl with regular small own values and I was brought up readin he Sermon on Clementine Rose and the Seaside Escape the Mount Blessed arehey which are persecuted for righteousness sake blessed are ye when men shall revile you smaller government lower Why Aren't They Shouting?: A Banker’s Tale of Change, Computers and Perpetual Crisis taxes support Israel noo OPRAH Is Codebreakers: The true story of the secret intelligence team that changed the course of the First World War that all inhe Sermon on he Mount SarahPALIN Maybe not in hose exact words But it s here And you can bet your boots I m not votin for a liberal ype who hangs around with a bunch of guys what re openly La Philosophie Du Bon-Sens, Ou R�flexions Philosophiques Sur l'Incertitude Des Connaissances Humaines, Vol. 1: A l'Usage Des Cavaliers Et Du Beau-Sexe (Classic Reprint) tryino get into his JESUS and SOCRATES exchange puzzled glancesPALIN Anyways I m votin for JesusOPRAH Ah Dull Men of Great Britain: Celebrating the Ordinary (Dull Men's Club) (Dull Mens Club) thank you Sarah Forthright as ever Sohat s 3 2 o The Sermon on he Mount but well done The Symposium you were so close And hank you everyone particularly Socrates and Mr Christ for an amazing and deeply spiritual experience it s been incredible meeting you all hank you again and we ll be back next week Credits Branded theme music Plato s Symposium is one ofhe most loved classics from No One Wants You: A True Story Of A Child Forced Into Prostitution the ancient world a work of consummate beauty as both philosophy and as literature most appropriate sincehe Letters from My Windmill topic ofhis dialogue is Make Your Mind Up: My Guide to Finding Your Own Style, Life, and Motavation! the nature of love and includes much philosophizing on beauty Inhe spirit of freshness I will focus on one very important section where Socrates relates Stay with Me the words of hiseacher Diotima on My Wife's Success - A Sissy Cuck Tale the birth of Love explained inhe context of myth Following Reiki And The Seven Chakras: Your Essential Guide to the First Level the birth of Aphroditehe other gods were having a feast including Resource A Fallen Fortune the son of Invention Whenhey d had dinner Poverty came o beg as people do at feasts and so she was by he gate Resource was drunk with nectar his was before wine was discovered went into he garden of Zeus and fell into drunken sleep Poverty formed he plan of relieving her lack of resources by having a child by Resource she slept with him and became pregnant with Love So he reason Love became a follower and attendant of Aphrodite is because he was conceived on he day of her birth also he is naturally a lover of beauty and Aphrodite is beautiful Diotima continues but let s pause here as according o many eachers within he Platonic Legends of the Improbable Saints traditionhere are at least wo critical points o be made about Where She Went this passage The first is how love is conceived inhe garden of Zeus and Wake Up, Mummy: The heartbreaking true story of an abused little girl whose mother was too drunk to notice that s Zeus as mythical personification of Nous orrue intellectual understanding In other words for one seeking philosophic wisdom love is born and exists within he framework of ruth and understanding The Family Friend thus in ordero have a complete appreciation of he nature of love one must be committed o understanding Fred Dibnah - Made in Britain the nature ofruth The second point is how within Still Open All Hours the Platonicradition A Catered Fourth of July truth is linked with beauty Two of my own Platoeachers were adamant on his point citing how modern people who separate beauty from ruth can never partake of The Complete History of the Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe the wisdomraditions Incidentally hese exact wo points are made elouently by Pierre Grimes in his video Although I am not a strict Platonist I end Family Tradition: Three Generations of Hank Williams to agree When I encounter people who have sharp minds and are keenly analytical but communicateheir ideas in snide or sarcastic unbeautiful language or are in any way disingenuous or degrading of others I find such behavior very much in bad aste In a very real sense I feel hese individuals have cut Vampire Voles themselves off fromhe world s wisdom raditions particularly from he Platonic Twinkle: Sharing Your Faith One Light at a Time traditionI wantedo focus on Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment this one paragrapho convey a sense of Short Stories in Spanish: New Penguin Parallel Text the richness ofhis magnificent Platonic dialogue One could mine wisdom nuggets from each and every paragraph And yes I get a kick every Dreams Take Flight time I readhe speech of Aristophanes featuring hose cartwheeling prehumans with four arms and four legs Also wo fun facts One reflecting on Alcibiades The Bath Monster the history of philosophy records another incredibly handsome man with a similar great head of curly hair and full curly beard a man fortunately with a much stronger characterhe Stoic philosopher and Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius Two Diogenes Laertius reports he Greek philosopher Epicurus also wrote a book with he itle Symposium Unfortunately his piece of writing is lost o us Dar. Except he classicist who knows Greek; and The Rules of Acting they alsoend Boomerang (Part One: Chapters 1 - 19) to be light onhe dialogue as a work of philosop. ,

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