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Day: September 24, 2021

We’re excited that you’ve joined the conversation! At HMU, we want to continue the great authors’ conversations in a contemporary context, and this blog will help us do that. We look back to Aristotle and the early philosophers who used reason and discourse to gain wisdom and now we endeavor to do the same every day.


September 24, 2021

Thanks to Alissa Simon, HMU Tutor, for today’s post.

In a previous post about Euripides’ Bacchae, I posed the question: Why must we watch a play about a vengeful god? Furthermore, why write such a horrific narrative? Obviously, there is no single answer. We see destructive forces all around us, at times we even feel or participate with them. So, it is natural to want to describe them and understand them.

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