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John Seymour | 1912 comments Mod
7. “It is in the grandeur of Eros that the seeds of danger are concealed.” What are these seeds of danger?


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Jill A. | 709 comments I'm not sure what he means. Interesting that he spends so much time on Venus (sex) but says it isn't centrally important.
"Eros makes abstinence easier." Interesting claim, probably true. If I really care about the other, I can set aside my pleasure/need for his/her greater good.
Happiness is a byproduct of Eros, and the aim isn't one's own happiness but the other's. And isn't this agape?


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Tania (tmartnez) | 105 comments Making lovers believe that all the things they are doing are justified by love. Lewis has achieve to make me question if I have in my life meet real love.


Fonch | 1323 comments It is fascinating when he said that the only author Who says that the Love gets weak the Eros is Lucretius.


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