Works

Ultimate Truth and Virtue

28 Aug 2013, Posted by Alexandros in Aphorisms

Ultimate truth and virtue, when embodied, does not need to impose itself as it is recognized without effort by all, just like someone can recognize the light and warmth of the sun without knowing how it comes about.

Transgressing the letter of love

14 Apr 2013, Posted by Alexandros in Writings

When the spirit of love is gone people are ever more vengeful for the transgressions of its letter for they remind them of the absence of that which gave them their purpose.

Wisdom is more important than knowledge

25 Jul 2010, Posted by Alexandros in Writings

With the tremendous advancements in science human beings have reached the technological capacity to exterminate themselves and their world. In fact, at least one time we came pretty close to a nuclear war. Over the past decades, with the rise…

The fable of the seed and the tree

15 Jul 2010, Posted by Alexandros in Writings

One day a seed and a tree fell in love. The seed turned to the tree and said: “Love me as I am.” The tree replied: “I love you too much to do that.” Then the seed one day broke…

The Art of Enquiry

05 Jul 2010, Posted by Alexandros in Philosophy Reborn, Writings

“I already know how to ask questions, what more is there to learn?” Under normal circumstances, nobody receives extensive lessons in the use of one’s hands and fingers for everyday tasks like grasping, carrying, moving etc. In the same way,…

You Don’t Need To Catch The Rainbow

22 Sep 2008, Posted by Alexandros in Writings

We do not eat to relieve the conscious pain of hunger. You have to start assuming more of you behind the reasons for doing something other than the small part of you that makes up conscious feeling. Were there to be a…

A sentence is a journey to the unknown

04 Oct 2007, Posted by Alexandros in Writings

A sentence is a journey to the unknown. You do not know where it’s going to end up, or how. You do not know which fears and hopes will be expressed in it. That is why writing can be terrifying….

Wisdom and Hydrodynamics

01 Apr 2007, Posted by Alexandros in Writings

The good life is a correct balance between know-that and know-how. Knowing in an intellectual way is simply not enough for a full understanding and embodiment of wisdom. Theory without practice is impotent though we shouldn’t forget that practice without…