Wednesday, August 27, 2008
Avoid the many, avoid the few, avoid even the individual.For more on withdrawal (ἀναχώρησις, anachōrēsis) see André-Jean Festugière, O.P., Personal Religion among the Greeks (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1954), chap. IV (pp. 53-67) = The Inclination to Retirement.
Fuge multitudinem, fuge paucitatem, fuge etiam unum.