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Re: Philosophy: QubwI' *HeraqlIt

Quvar lab:

>ben law'qu' jatlh *greece* QubwI' *HeraqlIt: "panta rhei".
>mu'tlheghvam DamughDI', jatlh <vIHtaH Hoch>.
>yInlu'taHvIS choH Hoch 'e' Hech mu'tlhegh.
>'ach Hoch mu'mey mughlu'DI', qech rap tu'lu''a'?
>*greece* (no') Hol jatlhlaH vay' 'e' vItul.
>Many years ago, the greek philosopher Heraklit said "panta rhei".
>Translated, this means "everything moves".
>The sentence means that during your life, everything is changing.
>But when you translate it literally, what does that mean?
>I hope that somebody can speak (ancient) greek.

the german translation is: "alles fliesst", so "everything flows."

i understand it like this:

Dub'egh Hoch. (everything is mixing.)


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