‘Dirty Poetry To Die For’ with Douglas Thompson

‘Dirty Poetry To Die For’ with Douglas Thompson

Love is a strange word in the English language. When we use the word ‘love’ we can mean sex, romantic love, or a whole range of other nuanced emotions. The ancient Greeks had four words instead: Agape, Storge, Philia, and Eros, meaning godlike, brotherly, familial or sensual. What does it say about the English-speaking world that even at the deep level of language, from childhood onwards, we confuse lust with love, and use the word so lightly when describing our favourite food or music? ...

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6 attendees (None invited)


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