Classics and Wikileaks III

Marble relief of a poet, maybe Sophocles, Hell...
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Interesting how Assange’s Classical background (apparently) is slowly leaking out … today’s excerpt comes from the Seattle Post-Intelligencer:

She said that, influenced by his mother, Assange came to love the Greek classics, including Aeschylus, Euripides and Sophocles, and that he read them to his own son, Daniel, who now works in software development.

Assange “found the writing very powerful. He knew that the literature of the ancient world provided a moral lens through which to view society, and a way to explore these issues with children while also entertaining them,” Dreyfus said.

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