The Myth of Soulmates

What we learn about love from Plato.

Photo by Dương Hữu on Unsplash

According to ancient Greek mythology, there was once a time when humans were whole. Love was strong and humans were at peace, because each human had their soulmate. They had four arms, four legs, and two faces, being fused together into one being of two people.

One day, the gods began to fear the power of the humans. They feared the courage, the hope, the…

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Ben Conlin

Ben Conlin

Optimist, enthusiast, humanist. Also going to take over the world someday.