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PostPosted: Wed Dec 28, 2016 4:43 pm    Post subject: Les Intelectuelles Publique Reply with quote

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=4ervngZh-Yw

The Public Intellectual in Classical Athens and Today at The Royal Society in London

Published on 6 Aug 2012This panel event organised by Durham University took place on 28th June 2012 and examined the influence of ancient Athens on democracy today. The all-female panel featured TV presenter and historian Bettany Hughes, Guardian chief arts and culture writer Charlotte Higgins and ancient drama and democracy expert Professor Edith Hall

[ Edith Hall raging against " Demockery."]
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 04, 2017 11:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Starts well, focusing on Athens, even a mention that Socrates and Plato were in with the 30 Tyrants, but then they just talked generalities.

Edith did an excellent rant that true democracy = Town Meeting, Representative "Democracy" is rarely useful.
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