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nciples are present even when not acting upon the man- though we cannot think of them as lying idle; everything performs its function. "But," it wil... reason can there be for their not acting upon the man once they are present; inaction must mean absence... life] whether it is that the constitution of the man is such as to drive him down the troubled paths o... m [something inferior to the highest principle in Man]. We would be naturally inclined to say that this
1 @texts:plotinus
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now.]]|   First Tractate\\ The Animate and the Man **1**. Pleasure and distress, fear and courage, d... . If such a distinction holds, then the Soul [in man] is some sort of a composite and at once we may a... te and mood, good and bad alike. But if Soul [in man] and Essential Soul are one and the same, then th... hat the Soul must share the body's experiences: a man does not himself feel all the experiences of the
The Seventh Letter @texts:plato
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t on me was not surprising in the case of a young man. I considered that they would, of course, so mana... scarcely scruple to describe as the most upright man of that day, with some other persons to carry off... ecuted and others condemned and executed the very man who would not participate in the iniquitous arres... s. For with these habits formed early in life, no man under heaven could possibly attain to wisdom-huma
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the presence of soul that brings worth, how can a man slight himself and run after other things? You ho... l the heavens; I mean the corresponding aspect of man, what Plato calls the Interior Man. Thus our soul, too, is a divine thing, belonging to another order... t for the most part, let these high activities go idle- some, even, of us never bringing them in any deg
Chapter 16. Questions Proposed @texts:theurgia
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e is anything unsound.\\   ==== THE TWO SOULS OF MAN. ==== Thou also affirmest "that very many of the... pts. [[theurgia.html#ch16n25|<sup>25</sup>]] For man, as these writings affirm, has two souls. The one... given in a pamphlet. * **[[|2]].** An Egyptian, Man-e-Thoth, or beloved Thoth. He was a priest at Seb... , v, "The Deity himself formed the divine part in man, and delivered over to his celestial offspring th
On the Gods and The World by Sallustius, Part I
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that we have to search and do not have our minds idle. That the myths are divine can be seen from thos... rselves good and the Gods bad. Unless by chance a man meant by such a statement that in general all thi... can happen by fortune. If fortune makes a wicked man prosperous and a good man poor, there is no need to wonder. For the wicked regard wealth as everything
On the Gods and The World by Sallustius, Part II
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ng sacrifices and other worships, that we benefit man by them, but not the Gods. ==== I think it well ... ed also forbidden days, in which some temples lay idle, some were shut, some had their adornments remove... the body outside, as a guardian spirit follows a man. For there could never be a rational soul in an i