For Ancient Greeks: human being = έλλογο ον = the being which contains logos.
Logos in Greek simultaneously means, logic, reason, discourse, law, promise, one’s word, the ability to communicate with language and the divine reason implicit in the cosmos ordering it and giving it form and meaning (Brittanica).
Pre-face: Read on with an open mind – everything (on this page) might be wrong.
We have been blinded by our increasingly probabilistic thinking, becoming cognitively rigid and closing the doors of communication.
Has the time come to embrace uncertainty and overcome the limitations of probabilities; creating new possibilities?
The time to forget the meaning of the names we have blindly accepted and remember to ask Why again.
The time to remember we are playing a game we half-asleep consented to.
We were fired by the will to become the grown-up, the one we once feared. We put on masks and pretended to be the fear. But we have forgotten.
An old Greek proverb says: From the small child and the madman you will hear the truth.
The Greek word for truth is αλήθεια (α= lack of, λήθη=oblivion).
Time to remember the why, the arche = the first principle, the start in logos.
Logos is central in ancient Greek philosophy and early Christian theology and is also found in Indian, Egyptian, and Persian philosophical and theological systems (Brittanica).
So much is lost in translation, so much created in interpretation.
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