With some sort of cunning, inventive
beyond all expectation
he reaches sometimes evil,
and sometimes good.
If he honors the laws of earth
and the justice of the gods...
Me: This is what I was saying earlier, about how you need an authority above reason. That's so Christian. I'm sorry, I don't mean to bring Christianity into the discussion*, but it amazes me how when Christ came they were so ready.
Dr. S: It's true. And why the Greeks? Why right there and right then? How do you explain that except by the Providence of God working in human history?
*We have been told previously to confine our discussions to what the author could have meant--and in 400 BC there was no Christianity.