‘Your kindness to the human race has earned you this.
A god who wouldn't bow to the gods’ anger – you
Transgressing correct, gave privileges to mortal men’
Aeschylus (525–456 BC) introduced a brand new grandeur and epic sweep to the drama of classical Athens, elevating it to the prestige of excessive artwork. In Prometheus Bound the defiant Titan Prometheus is brutally punished via Zeus for bold to enhance the nation of wretchedness and servitude during which mankind is stored. The Suppliants tells the tale of the fifty daughters of Danaus who needs to flee to flee enforced marriages, whereas Seven opposed to Thebes indicates the inexorable downfall of the final individuals of the cursed family members of Oedipus. And The Persians, the single Greek tragedy to accommodate occasions from fresh Athenian background, depicts the aftermath of the defeat of Persia within the conflict of Salamis, with a sympathetic portrayal of its disgraced King Xerxes.
Philip Vellacott’s evocative translation is observed via an advent, with person discussions of the performs, and their resources in heritage and mythology.
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Whatever we acknowledge in others we acknowledge in ourselves, and whatever we share we strengthen. So, realizing this truth, we may be more vigilant about just how we perceive each and every person we encounter from now on. 17 We create our own reality and increase that reality by sharing it. A mass conscious belief gains strength and momentum because it is a shared projection among minds. That is why we need to become more aware of our unquestioned beliefs and openly challenge them. ” The “observer effect” supports the theory that we do indeed create our own reality.
Fear of The Source in every possible disguise is purely lack of trust in Love’s presence. In evolutionary terms, it is “turnaround” time. We have wandered far and long from our original intent, and now it is time to heed the call home to our true nature. We are beginning to recognize that we alone create our own reality in the here and now. And it has taken us until now to evolve sufficiently in order to grasp the concept of an eternal all-inclusive life of higher consciousness within the world of time and matter.
If we do, then we can be certain that when the body changes due to accidents, sickness, aging, or dying, our identity will be tragically crushed or at least altered to some degree. Likewise, we can become elated with a body makeover, weight loss, new hairdo, new clothes, or cure of disease, but of course that new identity doesn’t last and will therefore never bring us happiness. It is important to remember that we are not our body. Free Will The Source created the Infinite State (Heaven, or Nirvana), which is eternal and totally untouched by our temporary separated state in time and space.
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