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3. That love between man and woman which is neither planned nor willed, but somehow imposes itself upon human beings, was called by the ancient Greeks. Let us note straight away that the Greek Old Testament uses the word only twice, while the New Testament does not use it at all: of the three Greek words for love, (the love of friendship) and , New Testament writers prefer the last, which occurs rather infrequently in Greek usage. As for the term, the love of friendship, it is used with added depth of meaning in Saint John's Gospel in order to express the relationship between Jesus and his disciples. The tendency to avoid the word , together with the new vision of love expressed through the word , clearly point to something new and distinct about the Christian understanding of love. In the critique of Christianity which began with the Enlightenment and grew progressively more radical, this new element was seen as something thoroughly negative. According to Friedrich Nietzsche, Christianity had poisoned , which for its part, while not completely succumbing, gradually degenerated into vice. Here the German philosopher was expressing a widely-held perception: doesn't the Church, with all her commandments and prohibitions, turn to bitterness the most precious thing in life? Doesn't she blow the whistle just when the joy which is the Creator's gift offers us a happiness which is itself a certain foretaste of the Divine?
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The Greek-American point of view, as distinct from both the Greek national or native-born American point of view, is clearly evident in whatever media chosen. The Greek-American eye or sensibility can be seen in every community generated video. The historical and sociological importance of these films often out weighs their entertainment value outside of the community they document. This is by no means a bad thing. But in the films we commission to record our life and culture in Ameriki, we must always be aware of those who follow. Will they know what we know? If we do not reveal ourselves on, say, film, will they ever truly know our thoughts and wishes? Whatever the case eventually proves to be, we can be sure that these 27 films are — for the moment — all or almost all that is now available for the future generations of Americans as well as Greeks to learn who we were as Greeks living in North America.