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A PHILOSOPHIC MISSIONARY - DION CHRYSOSTOM

if you could ever win it. You know well that socalled independence, the title that our rulers and masters bestow, sometimes cannot be won. But each individual and city can give itself the real independence, which men actually enjoy, by managing their lives with nobility and without disorder or want of dignity.

Dion preached to the mistress of the world as well as to her subjects. The difference in his message to the two shows that Roman materialism, if as deep, was less frivolous and pleasure seeking. About the same time a Jew was giving his view of the imperial city. While Dion like a true Greek reasons with
Rome, the writer of the eighteenth chapter of Revelation denounces her. But the substance of their message is the same, and it is not only to the ancient world that their preaching applies.
I TRIED to talk in this way to the Romans when they invited me to speak, not taking them apart by twos and threes in the gymnasia and colonnades-for in Rome one could not hold discussions of this type-but in large and crowded meetings. I said that they needed a better and more thorough culture if they were to be happy, not in the eyes of the crowd as at present but in reality and truth. Some one should teach and persuade them that there is no value in the things on which they spend themselves, and to the acquisition of which they devote all their efforts, thinking that the more they get the better and happier their life will be. Instead they should practise and enthrone in their souls reasonableness and courage and justice : they should concentrate on finding instructors in the virtues, Greeks or Romans, or Indians or Scythians (if these peoples have men who can teach virtue, as shooting or riding are taught), some one who can heal the soul's diseases, as doctors know how to heal those of the body, and set free the victims of vice and greed and similar infirmities. They should get hold of such a man and bring him along, and persuade him by the appeal of argument or friendship : for a good man of

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