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Sat Nov 30, 2019, 09:59 PM

9. The Greek ideas of what 'virtue' was is different than our modern concepts...

As has been explained above, "pride" was more about actual accomplishments.

What the Christians see as "bad" pride the Greeks called hubris, which is more accurately described as taking on god-like affectations.

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