Because Blogger's "Adult warning" often goes into a perpetual loop (isn't working properly), I will be making all new posts at my WordPress blog. You can follow it even if you do not have a WordPress Account. There're also my Twitter and my Tumblr blog, my Facebook and my Google+ page and my group.
(Update: Blogger hasn't fixed its problem with the "adult warning". Will go back to posting at my WordPress blog)

Thursday, July 28, 2011

More than friends

Yet friends can be as close, too.

The Greeks had at least three words for love:  ἀγάπη, agápē for the selfless love of father or mother for son  or daughter; φιλíα, filia, the love of friends; and ἔρως érōs.  Aristotle, interestingly, describes the relationship between young lovers as well as between lifelong friends as φιλíα.   Agápē is non-sexual,  érōs is purely sexual, but filia is (potentially) both.

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