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Why Ancient Greece Is My Favorite Civilization (MP3 download)

By Leonard Peikoff

 


In this heartfelt tribute to Greek culture, Dr. Peikoff names its essential virtue as man-worship. Greece, he says, was the only fully secular civilization in history, the "only conceptual-level culture ever."
This talk offers profoundly original identifications, such as: the significance of the Olympic Games; the Greeks' attitude toward male nudity and toward homosexuality, and its parallels with the Founding Fathers' attitude toward slavery; the difference between the Greek and the Enlightenment views about emotions.

(MP3 download; 34 min., no Q & A, 24.80 MB)

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