Have we become the Men of Iron once more?

We have often thought that we have progressed in our society beyond what society was in the Classical Period and even the Pre-Christian Roman Empire. (This is, of course, based on the assumption that non-European societies were somehow more primitive than European — an assumption that I as the writer do not share). However, it…

A Devotion and Challenge

Yesterday, I went to donate platelets and plasma at my local blood bank. I used this as a devotion to Asclepius and Apollo because of their roles as Healer Gods in the Hellenic pantheon. These are the basic criteria that my blood bank uses — Blood Donation Eligibility . It is especially important since less that…