There is something called “dominant thought.” It is a thought or philosophy that shapes the outlook, conduct and culture of society. It is pushed by certain people and sold to society. When enough people have bought into it political and legal protection is procured for it. It’s then fostered on the rest of society under[…]
Of all the ancient philosophers the one that understood PR the most was Pythagoras (c. 570 – c. 495 BC). I’m assuming of course that you know of him. He’s the secondary school maths guy, the one who gave us Pythagoras Theorem…
Our friend Paul… And we deserve to call him “friend” after all we’ve featured him in four or five articles in this series so far… That’s a lot of exposure. He was never featured in a blog in his time.
Let’s get something very clear. Paul wasn’t writing the “Bible.” He was just a preacher writing letters to his converts, explaining a revolutionary concept later called “Christianity.” Like any other writer Paul made literary references, sometimes to poets, sometimes to philosophers, sometimes to playwrights. And sometimes he used sports analogy, just like we do when[…]