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5026Re: [neoplatonism] A text for meditation

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  • Thomas Mether
    Sep 1, 2011
      Well, every well-married husband knows to ask his wife what she thinks.

      From: Goya <goya@...>
      To: neoplatonism@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Thursday, September 1, 2011 10:32 AM
      Subject: [neoplatonism] A text for meditation


      ἑαυτὸν ὄντα
      ἀθάνατον, καὶ
      τὸν αἴτιον
      τοῦ θανάτου

      Poimandres (Corpus Hermeticum I), 18

      Let him who is endowed with intellect realize that he is immortal, and
      that the cause of death is sexual desire.

      Michael Chase
      CNRS UPR 76

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