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    The Modern
    6% Ancient, 0% Medieval, 56% Modern and 38% Post-Modern!
    Congratulations! You are: a Modern!
    (Keep in mind, by Modern, I mean the era which began around the 17th century and ended in the 20th century.)
    Throughout the Modern era, philosophers and scientists were forced constantly to do battle with the forces of censorship, philosophical conservatism, and pure inertia.This was the age in which “innovation” was a bad word, and the Moderns were all about innovation. Despite all the opposition they faced, Modern philosophy is the most optimistic of any era. The Moderns seem really to have believed that, for instance, giving men freedom from kings and priests and tyrants will make men happier and better. Their goal was a political community based on reason. But while some Moderns concentrated on becoming more and more scientific, rational and civilized, others, such as Wordsworth and Rousseau, reacted against this trend by turning back to what they saw as the pure, uncorrupted truths of nature. However, the Romantic and the Scientific trends in Modernism are two sides of the same coin. The two are united in their disdain for the status quo and for social norms, and their search for more real, trustworthy truths upon which to build the new society they all dreamed of.
    Some modern philosophers: Newton, Voltaire, Bacon, Hume, Rousseau, Hobbes, La Rochefoucauld, La Bruyère, Darwin, J.S. Mill
    Some modern artists: Da Vinci, Molière, Shakespeare, Bernard Shaw, Mozart, Cervantes, Swift
    Typical modern art forms: opera, comic plays, portraiture, the concerto, the confessional memoir, descriptions of nature
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    Post Modern

    13% Ancient, 6% Medieval, 31% Modern and 50% Post-Modern

    I DID notice a test called how to treat a penis on the first page as well though
    “The phrase 'Someone ought to do something' was not, by itself, a helpful one. People who used it never added the rider 'and that someone is me'.” - Terry Pratchett

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    Your result for The Find Your Philosophical Era! Test ...


    The Ancient

    31% Ancient, 13% Medieval, 25% Modern and 31% Post-Modern!


    Congratulations! You are: an Ancient!

    Ancient philosophers share an unabashed elitism. Although the Greeks are considered to have invented democracy, they would have laughed to scorn many of our 21st-century democratic ideas. Ancient moral philosophy is slightly more hedonistic than anything that followed it; the Ancients had strict ideas about right and wrong, but the obsessive pursuit of perfection, the compulsive need to do one’s duty no matter the cost, belong to later eras. Being good was neatly tied up in the Ancient mind with being happy.

    Rather than criticizing the work of their predecessors, Ancient philosophers found themselves alone in a bold new world. Their first attempts at studying the world are still some of the best. This is the era of Herodotus, the father of history, Euclid, the father of mathematics, and Plotinus, the father of meaningless metaphysical bullshit.

    Some typical ancient philosophers: Plato, Aristotle, Epictetus, Marcus Aurelius, Plotinus, Herodotus, Euclid

    Some ancient artists: Homer, Virgil, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Pindar, Sappho, Praxiteles

    Typical ancient art forms: epic poetry, lyric poetry, farce, satire, sculpture, dialogue

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    19% Ancient, 6% Medieval, 44% Modern and 25% Post-Modern!

    Congratulations! You are: a Modern!

    (Keep in mind, by Modern, I mean the era which began around the 17th century and ended in the 20th century.)
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    The Modern.

    31% Ancient, 6% Medieval, 50% Modern and 13% Post-Modern!
    Jarlaxle/Mane: fact checking this thread makes me want to go all INFP on my wrists

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    Ancient
    You hem me in -- behind and before;
    you have laid your hand upon me.
    Such knowledge is too wonderful for me,
    too lofty for me to attain.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nicolita View Post
    Ancient
    Me too! Let's go back in time and reunite with our people. Egypt? Greece? Rome? ANCIENT ROME

    The Ancient
    38% Ancient, 13% Medieval, 31% Modern and 19% Post-Modern!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Honor View Post
    Me too! Let's go back in time and reunite with our people. Egypt? Greece? Rome? ANCIENT ROME

    The Ancient
    38% Ancient, 13% Medieval, 31% Modern and 19% Post-Modern!


    let's go!
    You hem me in -- behind and before;
    you have laid your hand upon me.
    Such knowledge is too wonderful for me,
    too lofty for me to attain.

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    I'm Post-Modern

    19% Ancient, 19% Medieval, 25% Modern, 38% Post-Modern
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    poet, philosopher, scientist, xenophile, anthropologist, composer, destroyer, douchebag

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    The Ancient

    31% Ancient, 13% Medieval, 25% Modern and 31% Post-Modern!

    Hey it's 31% Ancient 31% Post-Modern!

    Oh, test why u not acknowledge my dual nature?

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