October 2, 2019
Pythagoras (c. 570-495 b.c.e.) stands at the root of the Illuminist tradition. Yet most of what we know about him is legend fabricated generations after his own time. An investigation into the truth behind the father of philosophy reveals much about our presuppositions regarding the ancient world, our heritage, and reality itself.
Suggested reading: A Story Waiting to Pierce You: Mongolia, Tibet, and the Destiny of the Modern World by Peter Kingsley (Golden Sufi Center, Point Reyes: 2010).
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