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Disgust, purity, fear, belief, and academia

Do yourself a favor and invest some time to watch this conversation between psychologists Dr. Jordan Peterson and Dr. Jonathan Haidt.

Nov 6, 2017: Discussion with Dr. Jonathan Haidt NYU

Jordan Peterson wrote:I recently traveled to New York University to talk with Dr. Jonathan Haidt about, among other things, disgust, purity, fear and belief; the perilous state of the modern university; and his work with Heterodox Academy (https://heterodoxacademy.org/) an organization ...
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Rothbard as Achilles

Paul Gottfried's commemoration of economist, historian, and political scientist Murray Rothbard at the Mises Institute's 35th Anniversary Celebration in New York City on October 7, 2017.

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The Ethics of Capital Incomes

This talk discusses, among other things, Aristotle's condemnation of usury (and capital income in general) in the context of Athenian society. Given at at 2017 meeting of the Property and Freedom Society by German prof. Guido Hülsmann.

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Greek Creeds

Barry Hofstetter wrote:Schaff is always fun, although dated, and should always be compared with more recent materials before drawing any definite conclusions (or as definite as it gets when considering ancient history). With regard to persecution, it's pretty well agreed that persecution up until the time of Diocletian was not empire wide, but locally and often inconsistently enforced, not altogether unlike what Christians in China experience today.

The idea that the Ignatius' epistles are "entirely pseudepigraphical" ...
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Question for Barry Hofsesster

What substantive would you replace the pronoun with (highlighted in bold below) in the following verse:

ἐν τῷ κόσμῳ ἦν, καὶ ὁ κόσμος δι’ αὐτοῦ ἐγένετο, καὶ ὁ κόσμος αὐτὸν οὐκ ἔγνω.

(1) τὸ φῶς τὸ ἀληθινὸν

(2) τὸν λόγον

(3)Ἰησοῦν Χριστόν

(4) Other

In other words, what is the antecedent or the postcedent of αὐτὸν in John 1:10 ?
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racism in the classical world

I guess I should have posted this on this board, instead of on open discussion.
Do you think that there was racism in ancient Greece or Rome?
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Split from My Greek Reading

jeidsath wrote:I think that you need to post these to a board frequented by modern Greeks if you want a constructive criticism. To my ears, your τ sounds too much like the English t, but you should really go to someone who speaks the language. Here are two recordings of Revelation 15 with a modern Greek pronunciation to compare against:

Spiros Zodhiates: https://soundcloud.com/joel-eidsath/rev ... chapter-15
Apostolos Vavilis: ...
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Inspecting 1 John 1:1

Here is me reading the first Chapter of 1 John, just to put things into perspective: https://archive.org/details/NewRecording21_201607

Here anyone may read it themselves:

1 ἦν ἀπ’ ἀρχῆς, ὃ ἀκηκόαμεν, ὃ ἑωράκαμεν τοῖς ὀφθαλμοῖς ἡμῶν, ὃ ἐθεασάμεθα καὶ αἱ χεῖρες ἡμῶν ἐψηλάφησαν, περὶ τοῦ Λόγου τῆς ζωῆς,— 2καὶ ἡ ζωὴ ἐφανερώθη, καὶ ἑωράκαμεν καὶ μαρτυροῦμεν καὶ ἀπαγγέλλομεν ὑμῖν τὴν ζωὴν τὴν αἰώνιον, ἥτις ἦν πρὸς τὸν Πατέρα καὶ ἐφανερώθη ἡμῖν,— ...
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