Pythagoras: Half man, Half triangle
Euclid: Half man, Half "that which has no part"
Socrates: Half man, Half Plato
Plato: Half man, Half εἶδος
Aristotle: Half man, Half golden mean (see what I did there?)
Zeno of Elea: Half man, quarter man...
My lived experience is one in which trauma, pain, abuse, and anxiety are all intimately and inextricably integrated into my intellectual life. If you demand I shave away those dirty, tainted, emotional parts of me in order to be admitted to the temple of reason I say t...