My teacher wants us to come up with a modern day Socrates, I have come up with a few but cannot acquire a bit of a second opinion, so I thought that I would see what you came up with and see if anyone comes up with what I did, you know? And if you could please tell me why it will super help! Thank!
I’m in a Philosophy class and we have to write a short paragraph about a modern day Socrates gadfly. If you’ve taken the class before and you know what I’m talking about that’s great, but if not basically a gadfly is someone who upsets the status quo, stirs things up and gets people moving instead of just being stagnant. Any ideas would be great!
Please consider this quote: “…there’s also a level of astrology that too ego-centered, and that’s disturbing to me. When people are identified with their egos and think that they have powerful knowledge, it’s easy to become inflated…We have to remain conscious that the best we can do is let the light shine through us, not claim to be the light. In other worlds, astrology has a spiritual purpose and dimension, and we demean it by using it for horse racing and too much prediction.” From Alice O....
I have heard many sides of one story, per usual, when asking such a question–from both sides. I am curious if there is even a simple answer to the question; but would like to understand if Kabbalah is considered valid among the traditional and modern Jewish beliefs?