“Crito, we owe a cock to Asclepius; pay it and do not forget.” The last words of the famous philosopher have been much discussed. Maybe he foresaw the Greek debt situation! Nietzsche of course turned it to metaphorically mean death. Others say it was Plato who was ill and recovering, Socrates heard of this… Continue reading Socrates on Greek debt
Playing the Eurovillage idiot
This is not a political statement. A lot of friends and business associates are calling me these days and I thought I should put together the kind of reassuring statement our government is not. From a communications point of view the country is in chaos. Nobody is controlling the agenda and -though improved – Greeks… Continue reading Playing the Eurovillage idiot
Tolstoy and the Greek War of financial Independence
Greece doesn’t need aid right now, it needs a serious shock to a society spoilt to the core from having it too good on borrowed money for too long.