Spiritual and ideological content of CDR

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Re: Spiritual and ideological content of CDR

Postby Publius Iunius Brutus » Sun Apr 30, 2017 8:50 pm

Appius Claudius Tuscus wrote:Salvete, Cultores -

If a non-cultor may speak, Celsus, I should like to add that much of human spiritual concern was addressed by the ancients via Philosophy. This extends from notions practical to ones that we might call mystical, from atheistic credos to conventional polytheistic ones to monotheistic ones, as well, for the schools of philosophy were various and long-lived. To the extent that men sought a meaning or attitude to life, asking questions about a purpose or proper way to "be here" or to "be good", the philosophical schools had their various answers and exercises, whether Pythagorean or Platonic or Epicurean or Stoic.

Valete omnes.


Brutus sal.

Very true words. The CDR is about obtaining and respecting the patronage of the Gods. Beyond this it's very individual variable. It has no universal dogma to explain the universe. Such things are left to private contemplation between the individual and the Gods. Philosophy unquestionably provides a useful framework for such reflection and elaboration. This was probably as true in the past as it is true today.
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