According to Plato, eros is love athirst for transcendent Beauty, and expresses insatiability straining toward its eternal object. […] Throughout the centuries, through many changes, the meaning of eros has been debased to merely sexual connotations. […] Whereas the Platonic concept of eros goes beyond the biblical scope of human knowledge, the modern concept seems too restricted. <– I know I’ve been exposed only to the modern, restricted definition. Those footnotes are ones to be bookmarked.
08.06.12 ~ Knowledge-Generation Cycle and Perspective of Death