Monday, January 4, 2010

Which character in Plato's Symposium best characterizes the way you organize your love life?

Please identify yourself by age and gender.

1 comment:

  1. 28, female

    I agree with a couple of characters from Plato's Symposium. Phaedrus talks about unconditional love and sacrifice for one's lover. Pausanias says that one should love not for financial gain, but for intellectual one. Eryximachus talks about two kinds of love and about healing one's body with Love as its doctor. Aristophanes's speech, to me, resembles talking about "the other half" which is certainly a concept discussed today. All of these concepts are somewhat true in my definition of love and I don't think there is one that is more true than other.