Socrates Unexamined Life

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During the final moments in the Socrates trial before the final decision would be made if Socrates were guilty or not guilty for his actions, he made a statement saying, “the unexamined life is not worth living”. Socrates has a very deep meaning with this bold statement that he wanted to expose to the Athenian people. Throughout the trial, Socrates stated many points that describe what the unexamined life is not worth living towards his “New” accusers. He pointed how we need to examine and reflect upon our life to truly get a true understanding of our nature/world. The way we do it is by pursing life with self-wisdom and knowledge. Always be questioning and be curious about your surrounding and life in general. We can’t live our lives
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