We will be ancient someday
by phil on Wednesday May 21, 2008 6:50 AM
It's interesting to confront ourselves with the idea that there will be a time in the future when we will be lumped together with Ancient civilizations as also being ancient. For example, "Ancient Americans were known for their innovations and perpetual warlike state."
This image of this controversial—though ground-breaking—athlete brought up that thought:
I think I also thought of this because his name is Oscar Pistorius, which sounds Greek-like to me, which made me think of Pheidippides, the ancient Greek hero who ran from Marathon to Athens in two days.