New Athens, new Greece, new Europe, new world by Nick Panayotopoulos
Monday, September 21, 2009
on Philosophy, Tweetering and "Laconising"
140 characters. Can they contain philosophical value? IMO, yes, 140 characters is enough for someone to express a valid syllogism concisely. So did the Ancient Spartans, see the ancient Spartans saying "ΤΟ ΛΑΚΩΝΙΖΕΙΝ ΕΣΤΙ ΦΙΛΟΣΟΦΕΙΝ" ("Laconising" meant brief and concise expression of thoughts without rhetoric) "Laconising means Philosophising (or Philosophing)".