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Poolice

A group of people that are together other than blood line and tribalism

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Metis

Wisdom

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Medias Ras

In the middle of things

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Hubris

Arrogance, short sightedness, foolish

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Arristea

A sequence of scenes glorifying a hero, moment of excellence

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Wine

Metaphor for life. Miracles, the mystery of divinity. Literally the crutch to get man through the rough life we all live.

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Nepenthe

No pain

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Xenia

Hospitality towards strangers and travelers

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Menis

Unworldly rage, something a mortal can't even fathom

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Hamartia

What drives Greek tragedy "a flaw that is also a virtue" over reaching

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Catharsis

Healing