Mar 27, 2021
"The fresco is in the Vatican. In The School of Athens Raphael painted Plato with one finger pointed upward, which means that he pointed toward absolutes or ideals. In contrast, he pictured Aristotle with his fingers spread wide and thrust down toward the earth, which means that he emphasized particulars. By particulars we mean the individual things which are about us;...this [emphasis] set the stage for the humanistic elements of the Renaissance and the basic problem they created."
~Dr. Francis Schaeffer, How Should We Then Live?