Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Diogenes of Sinope

A modern take on Diogenes of Sinope, the ancient Greek philosopher and father of cynicism.

[Sorry, originally posted video removed from Vimeo]


Source: Diogenes by M.D. Usher

2 comments:

  1. Found another Diogenes fan today while surfing the web.. and a psychiatrist to boot. I guess I'm not alone. My Hero Diogenes the Cynic

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  2. Some people have embraced the cynic philosophy and don't even realize it.

    "Most of us don’t realize how the corporate-commercial-consumer-militarized-hi-tech-surveillance life has wrapped its tentacles around our throats, and is squeezing the life out of us. We merge with “our” narrative so as to have some measure of safety in our lives; but what if it’s a death-oriented narrative? (Usually it’s some version of the American Dream, which is the life of a hamster on a treadmill.)"

    Read more at: How America's 'Culture of Hustling' Is Dark and Empty

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