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My thoguhts on Socrates' Theory of Opposites in Phaedo

I agree we have souls and souls are immortal, but Socrates’ first argument in Phaedo is not really convincing. In fact,  Socrates reasoning are based on the assumption he perceived to be solid but not so much to other people, that is being said, his assumptions are not solid without making an effort to prove it, so the theory that he built upon those invalid assumption can be invalid as much as those assumptions. 622 palabras más


Socrates Knew Of Which He Spoke

Awareness of ignorance is the beginning of wisdom.

— Socrates

It is truth.

Let all the nations be gathered together, and let the people be assembled: who among them can declare this, and shew us former things? let them bring forth their witnesses, that they may be justified: or let them hear, and say, …

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[Day 2] Understand Socrates - Why philosophers should be prepared and willing to die? (10 min read)

Why would a person choose to die? We are made not to be in favor of the death, but with the living. All living creatures, animals and plants alike are craving for life, for passing the genetics to next generation and expanding their family as much as they can. 1.586 palabras más

50 Days Blogging

The Right to Vote Should Be Abolished

A vote is, in its essence, an opinion – an opinion about a specific subject.  The formulation of an opinion, however – well, an opinion worth considering, that is – … 501 palabras más

WHY SOCRATES HATED DEMOCRACY, The School Of Life, 4.5 minutes

In this new miniature documentary from the fabulous School Of Life series, Socrates’ ideas about democracy are explored.  He favored”intellectual” democracies, but warned against “democracies based upon birth” which he believed could easily lead to demagoguery. 6 palabras más