Tag Archives: Greek mythology

Island of the Lotus Eaters, revisited

I’ve revised a story from Homer’s Odyssey: the brief episode on the island of the Lotus Eaters. First, consider the book version: After Odysseus drops anchor at that island, he sends forth three of his crew to investigate… The three … Continue reading

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Better to Think Greek

  I think our new mythology would do well to adopt the Greek idea of heroism. The heroes of ancient Greek mythology performed great deeds… …and also, at times, great misdeeds. Achilles might carry the day against the Trojans… …or … Continue reading

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The Flip Side of Narcissism

  Narcissism may no longer be listed as a pathology. The American Psychiatric Association is considering changing the classification in their 2013 Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Perhaps, I should feel relieved. Having made the study of my … Continue reading

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