Jo Walton (papersky) wrote,

Thud: Thessaly

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Tea: Rouge et Noir
Music: Three Double Concertos
RSI: Let's try to rest hands for a bit
Reason for stopping: end of chapter

Reading Ficino and the NeoPlatonists makes me realise what a very Protestant relationship I have with Plato, almost entirely unmediated by things other people have thought about him.

In this chapter I have achieved one of my long term ambitions, saying "No, wait," to Socrates during a dialogue. I was writing both halves of the dialogue, which helps, but actually writing "No, wait," made me really happy even so.
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