My recent visit to Athens during the process of having my book, "Harmoscopesis", republished proved quite revealing. I had not walked its center for twenty years. The 3-kilometer stroll between the Columns of Olympian Zeus and my publisher's, near the Field of Ares, sufficed for me to study the human imprint anew, as compared to what I remembered...
Sensing the changes befalling the region of Hellas, something compelled me to write these verses in 1990:
THE LIFE COURSE OF GREEK CIVILIZATION AND THE PREMATURE AGING AND SUBSEQUENT MONSTERIZATION OF THE WEST
ANNOUNCEMENT OF PANAGIOTIS TERPANDROU ZACHARIOU AT THE FIRST WORLD OLYMPIC CONGRESS OF PHILOSOPHY - SPETSES 2004
As a Greek, I would like to pose a simple question to the international community.
Over the past three decades, it has become evident that our world has purchased a one-way ticket towards globalization - a world with no borders, a world of producers and consumers. Ease of communications and transport is pulling down just about every barrier between the planet's economies and, consequently, cultures. This is evident in the...