love Tag

The Myth of the One

26 Feb 2017, Posted by Alexandros in Works, Writings

Though we can ponder timeless questions we exist in time. Our desires, needs and aspirations are conditioned by where we find ourselves in the timeline of our lives. This simple undeniable fact forces us to recast the question with respect to the search for an ideal person in our love lives.

The Calling

01 Feb 2016, Posted by Alexandros in Writings

Is not the task that creates the preconditions for the achievement of extraordinary tasks not itself extraordinary? It is to such a task that I am calling you. It is the only endeavor, the only “startup”, with which I have no hesitation to look straight into your eyes and tell you: Join me.

Philosopher: Lover of Wisdom

05 Nov 2015, Posted by Alexandros in Writings

The second part of the series “What is Philosophy?” dives into Plato’s Symposium to reveal who the philosopher is.

How Love Dies at Work

07 Nov 2014, Posted by Alexandros in Writings

You hear it all the time: “Do what you love” they say, and your happiness is almost guaranteed. While there is truth in the saying there is a lot that is left out – enough to cause love to die…

Homo Acinonyx

24 May 2014, Posted by Alexandros in Writings

If I could stay long enough at a cliff overlooking the sea I would finally meet you. If I could voice the words that make us different from the rest yet similar to one another singing them at the right…

Love, Guilt and Ingratitude

20 Sep 2013, Posted by Alexandros in Aphorisms

An appeal to past loving actions rendered should only be made to defend oneself against the charge of ingratitude but never given as a reason for another to act. For that transforms love into a ledger and casts suspicion on…

Philosophy

20 Sep 2013, Posted by Alexandros in Pages

  Introduction It is ironic that a formal education in philosophy today ends like an early Platonic dialogue: in aporia. It’s not just your wondering about how to find or create a job for yourself but the awkward fact that you…

Love is given never taken

16 Sep 2013, Posted by Alexandros in Aphorisms

Love is based on freedom from coercion, both internal and external. It cannot be bought with good deeds but brings them forth. Transactions in love concern only counterfeits. People who try to buy love with good behavior resemble those who think…