Monday Quote: Homer’s The Odyssey, fate & free will

Odysseus and the Sirens, Greek Red-Figure Stamnos Vase, c. 480-460 BCE, British Museum

Oh for shame, how the mortals put the blame on us gods, for they say evils come from us, but it is they, rather, who by their own recklessness win sorrow beyond what is given.

Zeus in The Odyssey

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One response to “Monday Quote: Homer’s The Odyssey, fate & free will

  1. zackw

    How did I miss you posting a quote from one of my favorites. Great call 🙂

    I know you preferred poetry over prose, and I honestly have no idea on your opinions toward sci fi, but just in case:
    http://bigthink.com/ideas/42182

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