Aristotle and the great Greek writers like Euripides, Sophocles, and Aristophanes regarded irony (from the ancient Greek noun εἰρωνεία [eirōneía] meaning hypocrisy, deception, or feigned ignorance) as a situation where an observer sees an incongruous circumstance that evokes paradox and laughter. Irony suggests that there is a profound polar difference between appearance and reality, between expectation and fulfillment. The Bible also has many stories about irony; perhaps its most famous story about irony is the birth of Isaac–a tale that ...Learn More Share
Amazing, this game was a total crush! Bear in mind the program is about 2650.
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[Opening "A13 English Opening"]
1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 Bb4 3. e4 Nc6 4. g3 Nf6 5. Bg2 Ne5 6. d3 Bxc3+ 7. bxc3 O-O 8. Ne2 d6 9. h3
c5 10. f4 Ng6 11. O-O Ne7 12. Kh2 Nd7 13. Be3 e5 14. f5 Nf6 15. g4 Nc6 16. Qe1 Bd7 17. Qh4
h6 18. Bf3 Rc8 19. Rg1 Re8 20. Rg2 Ra8 ...Learn More Share
In his classical work on masculine spirituality, Iron John, Robert Bly notes how our contemporary society no longer provides the necessary rituals to help reintegrate warriors after a war. Unlike the ancient societies, which presented a series of complex rituals to help their soldiers make a transition to their former lives, today’s warriors have no means of making such a psychological transition to a normal life.
In some cultures, a group of women would bare their breasts at the soldier to ...Learn More Share