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    Gordon Hervey

    I didn’t really need to know the graphic details about the Cynics. However, a great article. As I recall he was asked to support a leading politician in a court case and refused, because he would have had to perjure himself. His trial (likely to condemn him) was in retribution and instead of fleeing he decided it was the right time to die.

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      Pauly

      I think the cynics masturbated in public to prove their philosophy that if no one is getting hurt and your actions aren’t directly affecting someone else’s pursuit of happiness then they are just laws and traditions that have nothing to do with the virtuous harmonious flow of the universe

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    Warren Taylor

    Looks like he got his wish. Oligarchy is on the rise today.

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    Glenn

    Cynics sound like occupy Wall Street how history repeats itself

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    Inquiry

    It’s nor for you solely, Gordon.

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    ademola

    Comment…he was a great philosopher,the wisest man on earth then even the oracle confirms this.

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Daryl has a Bachelor’s degree in History from Royal Holloway University of London. He has always had a strong interest in writing, particularly about history, politics, the environment or culture. Originally from London, he currently lives in Riga, Latvia. Alongside history he has a strong interest in environmental and political issues. He enjoys travelling, slowly learning how to speak Latvian and exploring the country’s distinct culture. His other passion is music. He has worked as a writer on the subject, as well as being a musician himself. Daryl is interested in cultural, social and political history. He is fascinated by the role of cultural objects, whether novels, visual arts, events, music or even a past society’s reading of history, as means to reflect on times and people. His particular period of interest is modern history and he is keenly interested in the relationship between mainstream and counter cultures.

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