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Attic Antics

Though Plato’s rad Academy admittedly was cool, Aristotle’s sweet Lyceum was the bigger party school! There were bacchanals and orgies where they’d drink their vessels dry. There was horny dialectic with the babes of Delta Pi! They would moon the rhetoricians. They were impudent and lewd. “Symposium!” they’d holler, which is Greek for “Party, dude!” [...]

Static Eleatic

I knew a man Parmenides Who never moved a muscle. He stayed in bed like someone dead. He simply had no hustle. For subtle thought had formed in him A most peculiar notion. “Whatever is, cannot not be.” And that precluded motion. His wife would try to mend his ways (For frankly, she was pissed). [...]