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    Pythia Peay's Soul Searching Most people are identified by where they are from and what type of background they are accustomed to. In the short story, “Soul Searching,” by Pythia Peay, the topic discussed relates to the city a person lives in and how it eventually becomes a part of their soul. Many rhetorical appeals are displayed throughout the article, and these methods are successful in expressing to the reader how much a city can become a part of an individual. Peay decides to use her

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    Oracles

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    oracular powers to predict the future and fortell the fortune of the citizen and help bring solutions and other answers the citizen seeks. The most famous oracle in ancient Greece, and perhaps the most popular oracle was the oracle of Delphi, Pythia. Pythia was the oracle of Delphi, and the people of Delphi believed that the god Apollo presented her with the gift of oracular powers; such as fortelling the future and providing answers or advice to the people. Other myths propose that the god Apollo

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    Trust In Ancient Greek

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    examples are shown through stories and myths like in Damon and Pythias, and Jason and Medea. Trust affects me because it determines my relationships with people, and ties in along

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    Jim Nightshade and Will Halloway, as they defeated the danger in their city, Greentown. William F. Russell portrayed in his version of Damon and Pythias the friendship of Damon and Pythias as they learned the importance of time and death. Jim and Will truly embodied friendship compared to Damon and Pythias through their struggle and triumph, Damon and Pythias along with Jim and Will displayed the meaning of being a true friend. Something Wicked This Way Comes displayed Jim and Will’s friendship through

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    oracular shrines had a fixed method of divination. They observed signs, movement of birds or even the rustle of leaves. Dreams were also often interpreted and a popular method that was used later on involved the use of an entranced priestess called a Pythia who was interpreted by a priest (Oracle, 2013). The most influential oracle was Delphi, though there were many other oracles that were available to the ancient Greek people and they used many different methods of divination, such as, rustling leaves

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    There were many important greek philosophers. They all said something that is still known today. Some of these ideas are still accepted today as true. Three of these important philosophers are Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle. They have all said something that is still accepted in modern society. Socrates was a greek philosopher that lived from four-hundred-sixty-nine BCE to three-hundred-ninety-nine BCE. He is one of the most influential Greek philosophers. He created the socratic method which, is

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    Introduction The Ancient Greeks had a close connection to the Olympian Gods. They would communicate with them directly and indirectly through various different methods. Three of the most common ways to communicate with the gods was through consulting an oracle, sacrifice, and prayer. Oracles Consulting an oracle was one of the most common ways that the Greeks could contact the gods. Often times with purposes of receiving messages or advice, usually relating to the future. An oracle refers to a priest

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    Community

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    is key in both Pythia Peay’s essay, “Soul Searching” and Winona LaDuke’s interview transcribed in essay form entitled, “Reclaiming Culture and the Land: Motherhood and the Politics of Sustaining Community”. The two authors present ideas, similar and different, of what it means to live in and be a part of community. Through examining these two essays, summarizing and synthesizing, we can gain a better understanding of what community is and how it affects those within it. Pythia Peay explains that

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    Why Is Socrates Wrong

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    Socrates was an ancient Greek philosopher. He lived in Athens, where he taught and talked leading debates with accidental passers-by on the streets. Socrates thought that good and virtue are the most important value in life. In the 399 BC Meletus made an accusation against Socrates that he commit crimes because he do not believe in gods but create some new and also he corrupt the youth of Athens. Socrates had to stand trial. It is known from Apology of Socrates that he was found guilty and sentenced

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    Aristotle was a great Greek philosopher that was born 384 B.C.E. on the Macedonian peninsula in Norther Greece and died 322 B.C.E. in Chalcis, Euboea. He was the apprentice of Plato and the mentor to Alexander the Great. He is regarded as one of the greatest philosophers of all time just like his mentor and his mentor before him. Aristotle had many great accomplishments through his life such as building the lyceum and writing many great books like The Organon, The Metaphysics, and Nicomachean Ethics

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