It seems that many people throughout history were intended to be invisible. Those who dared to “stir the pot” were identified … Hmmm dare I say targeted, silenced, and even killed. Not all, however, were made totally invisible.
I wonder how many others were never heard of because nobody was there to document their lives or their stories.
“Socrates and Jesus never wrote any books, for instance, but Plato wrote his Dialogues recalling his memory of what Socrates said and the Gospels recount the life of Jesus many decades after Jesus had gone. “1.
As I read this quothe I had one of those strange Eureka moments. What if … What if … What if …
What if they (Socrates and Jesus) had actually written papers or books or scrolls or whatever else writings might have been called back then?
What do you suppose would have happened to their writings? Do we really believe that the establishment would have wanted any of their writings to survive? Just a thought.
1. Source of quote: https://www.ubiquityuniversity.org/courses/the-great-books/?fbclid=IwAR0XgcqXfdnGWuaaTpMVZ8SRvVySsYc0kTjVmGmT3GhYWbnQQGoOPKKstSM