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Standing on their Shoulders

Considering Plutarch's circumstances and the Golden age behind him I understand his perspective, the Socratic pivot is still paying dividends in Hegemony denominations. Dominant species or not!

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Standing on their Shoulders

It is certainly desirable to be well descended, but the glory belongs to our ancestors.

- Plutarch (46-120 AD)

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Standing on their Shoulders

Inspired by Plutarch (46-120 AD)'s quote, "It is certainly desirable to be well descended, but the glory belongs to our ancestors.". The titled responsion is "Standing on their Shoulders". What follows is subject to revision, do you have any suggestions?

Plutarch - planksip
Plutarch was a Greek biographer and essayist, known primarily for his Parallel Lives and Moralia. Plutarch’s surviving works were written in Greek, but intended for both Greek and Roman readers.
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Considering Plutarch's circumstances and the Golden age behind him I understand his perspective, the Socratic pivot is still paying dividends in Hegemony denominations. Dominant species or not!

Is That a Sun Set or a Sun Rise I See?

Inspired by John Milton (1608-1674)'s quote, "Awake, arise or be for ever fall’n.". The titled responsion is "Is That a Sun Set or a Sun Rise I See?". What follows is subject to revision, do you have any suggestions?

John Milton - planksip
John Milton was an English poet, polemicist, man of letters, and civil servant for the Commonwealth of England under Oliver Cromwell.
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An Ontological Structure of Sorts

Inspired by Victor Hugo (1802-1885)'s quote, "Be like the bird that, passing on her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing that she hath wings." The titled responsion is "An Ontological Structure of Sorts". What follows is subject to revision, do you have any suggestions?

Victor Hugo - planksip
Victor Marie Hugo was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement. Hugo is considered to be one of the greatest and best-known French writers.
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Above the Horizon Stood the Greeks - Another planksip Möbius

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