Eckhart says that this is a very original question and that it is more important to ask an original question than to expect an original thought or original answer—because an original question is an original thought. When faced with a challenging situation, asking the right question is more important than expecting the right answer.
Two short clips of Simone de Beauvoir discussing the existentialist conception of man and her views on God in an interview with Wilfrid Lemoyne from Radio-Canada in 1959.
h/t: Lawrence M. Krauss
Pericles (circa 495-429 BCE) was the most prominent and influential Greek statesman and orator during the Golden Age of Athens. In 461, he became the ruler of Athens, a role he would occupy until his death. During his leadership, he built the Acropolis and the Parthenon and led Athens’ recapture of Delphi, the siege on Samos, and the invasion of Megara. In 429, he died of the plague.
Senator Elizabeth Warren spoke on the Senate floor on September 27, 2016 about the Republican threats of a government shutdown over SEC disclosure of corporate political donations and funding for the lead poisoning crisis in Flint, Michigan.