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GREECE During the Greek Golden Age, art and philosophy expressed hellenic "weltanschauung", their unique outlook on the world and way of life. Through the works of artists, playwrights, and philosophers, one can see both sides of the conflicted systems of the world, such as; good vs. evil, order vs. chaos, stability vs. flux, relativism vs. absolutism and balance and harmony. The Greeks were materialists. They adopted the philosophical doctrine which says that physical matter is …

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…of ancient Greece, of what the "Greek outlook" is. Our western society has learned a lot from the Greeks. We inherited their art and love of symmetry, their literature and understanding of man, their philosophies which stimulate our thinking, causing us to ask questions about our existence. As modern and knowledgeable as we are today, we would not be nearly as sophisticated if not for our ancestors the great thinkers of Greece in ancient times.