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Never Contradict a Madman   Lecture and Books

Started 19-May by Pinck0; 1314 views.
Pinck0

From: Pinck0

19-May

Never contradict a madman

"Antisthenes used to say that envious people were devoured by their own disposition, just as iron is by rust."


 japanese_goblin - Diogenes Laërtius 

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Pinck0

From: Pinck0

19-May

Diogenes Laërtius (probably 3rd century AD), native of Laerte in Cilicia, was a biographer of ancient Greek philosophers.

His Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers, in ten books, is still extant and is an important source of information on the development of Greek philosophy.

The period when he lived is not exactly known, but it is supposed to have been during the reigns of Septimius Severus and Caracalla.

  • Edited 19 May 2022 11:48  by  Pinck0
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Mainly what creates anxiety is when a madman thinks he is into a sane conversation.

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Sylveria

From: Sylveria

20-May

" Heraclitus says that Pittacus, when he had got Alcæus into his power, released him, saying, "Forgiveness is better than revenge."
 --Diogenes Laertius

I very much like this one! grin

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MochaSofa

From: MochaSofa

23-May

I have encountered the madman!

I discontinued my posts to him, do the same just fine...

Every time he post it's narcissistic posts and all about his tribal and religious views.

SCARY! frowning

Sylveria

From: Sylveria

23-May

RIGHT ON!! I've also blocked him off my feed...

He is filled with hatred against anyone that doesn't side for ADOLF Hitler's Aryan mentality!

JUST DISGUSTING!!!! 

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Sylveria

From: Sylveria

23-May

Lovely quote from Diogenes Laertius:

"The mountains too, at a distance, appear airy masses and smooth, but seen near at hand they are rough."

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Dot_hoe

From: Dot_hoe

26-May

"One original thought is worth a thousand mindless quotings.”
Diogenes Laërtius

MelanGEE

From: MelanGEE

28-May

Sometimes it's just a reminder how many neo-Nazi still exist and we aren't aware that is does. 

NewsFrea1

From: NewsFrea1

29-May

How would you know if he is mad or not, unless you contradict him?

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