The Paisano

Two can be as bad as one

Jessica Salinas

September 20, 2017

In an excerpt from Plato’s “Symposium,” Aristophanes recounts a Greek myth on the origins of love. According to ol’ Aristophanes, humans were once four-legged, four-armed and double-sexed. Fearing human beings were becoming too powerful, the deity Zeus sliced them in half, facing inward so the...