Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Love Those Greek Writers?

“Men seemed to have failed completely tocomprehend the power of Eros, for if they did comprehend it, they would have built to him the greatest altars and temples and offered the greatest sacrifices, whereas he is given none of these honors, although he should have them most of all…”

From Aristophanes’ Speech in the Symposium

Could you use any of the myths we read about love to critique or support this quotation? Please react in writing.

Friday, February 6, 2009

Can Anyone Be Trusted?

What is your reaction to the Cupid And Psyche myth's proclamation about "trust" within relationships?