Lullaby - Chuck Palahniuk

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Experts in ancient Greek culture say that people back then didn't see their thoughts as belonging to them. When ancient Greeks had a thought, it occurred to them as a god or goddess giving an order. Apollo was telling them to be brave. Athena was telling them to fall in love. Now people hear a commercial for sour cream potato chips and rush out to buy, but now they call this free will. At least the ancient Greeks were being honest.

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teil0 5 years, 3 months ago
"Experts" say a lot of things about how ancient people's thought, most of which is really nothing but educated guesswork.

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