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Limitation of business activity (: Dismissals or Rotational Work?) I. Preamble When Demosthenes, in his work Olynthicus I, proclaimed that “it is harder to maintain wealth than to acquire it”, he probably did not realize the time value of this position of his (nor did he realize that I would be using it today). The value […]Continue reading

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Εmployee resignation (How dangerous can it be?) I. Preamble “I packed it all and left” Kimon (: Orpheus Zachos) said to his brother Philip (George Constantinou) in the famous Greek film of 1967 “Welcoming the Dollar”. Kimon was referring to his resignation, because the manager made the mistake of saying: “Mr. Angelucco, could you please bring […]Continue reading

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I. Preamble Most ancient Greek philosophers were concerned with destiny (and the inability of men to define it). This is why there are so many quotes referencing destiny. The most known of them, “destiny is impossible to escape” («το πεπρωμένον φυγείν αδύνατον») is attributed to Pindar. The relevant Socratic phrase is more or less the […]Continue reading

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Mediation and Litigation with reference to The Wasps… I. Preamble The problem of the abusive litigation culture in our country is not recent. Aristophanes has already, in 422 BC, presented ” The Wasps” in Lenaea, denouncing and ridiculing the Athenian abusive litigation culture. In this particular comedy of Aristophanes, Bdelycleon struggles to “heal” his father, […]Continue reading

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I. Preamble “Verba volant, scripta manent” (: “spoken words fly away, written words remain”) Romans used to say.  It is similar to a Greek saying, roughly translating: “when there is something in written, no one can dare question it”.  Both phrases obviously refer to the need (our need) for written proof of what is agreed […]Continue reading

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