The Acropolis in Athens, Greece

Living The Q Life

There are a lot of reasons why everyone should hope to visit the Acropolis in Athens if you ever get the opportunity. It is absolutely amazing on so many levels, whether visually, historically, or culturally, it is an important landmark for many reasons. For those of us  who treasure democracy, the fact that the foundations of democracy were envisioned over two-thousand years ago is an astounding reality when you consider how long it took to actually implement. Whether you believe in the possibility of a world governed by multiple gods or not, understanding how the ancient Grecians viewed the connection between natural events and the supernatural world is still fascinating. Unlike most modern religions, the Greek gods and goddesses were endowed with human traits and weaknesses, something that seems hard to imagine in a world where higher powers are deemed as infallible.

imgp1157 The Parthenon

imgp1142 View of Athens from the Acropolis

imgp1124 The Erechthion

Regardless of their belief…

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1 Response to The Acropolis in Athens, Greece

  1. Wow, I suspect we crossed paths at some point!

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