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1) Which of the following characteristics best characterizes the attitude of a modern cynic?
Everyone is a selfish fake.
“Drain the swamp!”
Technology makes people weak and foolish.
2) The ancient Greek word "kynikos" derives from "kyon", which is better translated as:
3) From what Greek city was the cynical Diogenes exiled?
4) Which of the following did the ancient cynics tend to recommend the most?
A) Be as self-sufficient as much as possible.
Abandon society and live in solitude.
Criticize the powerful and famous.
Distrust everybody and doubt everything.
5) According to legend, what did Diogenes say to Alexander?
“Hybris brings on its own punishment.”
“Every dog has its day.”
“Stand out of my sunshine!”
Which of the following was nicknamed the “new Diogenes”?
7) What are the main ideas of the ancient cynics?
8) When and how did the term "cynical" begin to differ from its original Greek meaning?
9) How did the figures mentioned in the animation deviate from or reject the values of their culture?