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    The Weeping Philosopher vs the Laughing Philosopher(s)

    I’ll have to quibble with Johannes Moreelse‘s depiction of Democritus (he seems to me to look more impish than simply laughing) but otherwise this early 1600’s painting is a brilliant contrast between Heraclitus (the weeping philosopher) and Democritus (the laughing philosopher). For a better portrayal …

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    Installment Two of “Compare And Contrast” Memes: Epicurus v. Heraclitus

    Here is installment 2 in an anticipated “compare and contrast” series of memes for internet distribution. This one has been prepared entirely in INKSCAPE, a free vector graphics program that runs on both windows and linux.  More details about how this was produced, and how …

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