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Plato's Apology Of Socrates

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As Socrates is being put up for trial in Athens due to the distasteful accusations made against him In "Plato's Apology of Socrates" written by Plato, He stands firm to his philosophy that he was wiser than other men only due to the fact that he knows nothing. Socrates believes it his his duty to expose the common "wise men" knowledge as ignorance. These actions offended many, causing him to be put on death trial. Even so, Socrates manged to keep his calm and stands firm in the fact that one should never betray their own philosophy for any reason, even if the reason is death. This central message was not only greatly admired by past scholars, but also continues to influence freedom and justice in our world
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