But not Marcus Aurelius
Marcus Aurelius was the name of a Roman Emperor and philosopher. Interesting that Lu disassociates himself with the tyrannical potential of an emperor but also with the conscious intelligence of a philosopher. But then again, he always says life is about duality…
However, this most likely also ties into the next line concerning the movie 300, in which they mention a few times how they regard the philosophers of Athens as weak pushovers. Thus, Lu’s not Marcus Aurelius because he’s more aggressive like a Spartan.
I think he disassociates himself with a philosopher because they’re all about thoughts, whilst he’s been quite active (Occupy etc). just like Marx said: “philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways; the point is to change it.”
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