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...
(Barbarian, Gk fr. barbaros, originally meaning 'one who does not speak Greek, a non-Greek' -Webster's Collegiate Dictionary-)