Ancient Greeks

Akrasia in Ancient Greeks ment lack of will power

Ancient Greeks had a word Akrasia  which is described as a lack of self-control or the state of acting against one’s better judgement. The adjectival form is “akratic” The problem goes back at least as far as Plato. Socrates (in Plato’s Protagoras) asks precisely how this is possible—if one judges action A to be the […]

Josip Broz Tito

Josip Broz Tito funeral

The funeral of Josip Broz Tito, President of Yugoslavia, was held on 8 May 1980, four days after his death on 4 May. His funeral drew many world statesmen, both of non-aligned and aligned countries. Based on the number of attending politicians and state delegations, it is still regarded as the largest state funeral in […]