THE BENEFITS OF A MAN LIKE PLATO and his teacher SOCRATES

 

Wise words from – WhatDoesitmean.com

https://www.whatdoesitmean.com

Nearly 2,500 years ago, Plato, one of history’s greatest philosophers, lived in an Ancient Greece where its “democratic” leaders ruled by mass public deception, insidious political intrigue and, when need be, the murder of those opposing them—the combination of which led Plato to observe that in its final rendering, “Democracy passes into despotism”—the main cause of which Plato said was because  “Whatever deceives men seems to produce a magical enchantment”—a “magical enchantment”, though, Plato recognized didn’t “deceive” those who tirelessly seek the truth, no matter what forces are arrayed against them, but to whom he warned

Those who are able to see beyond the shadows and lies of their culture will never be understood, let alone believed, by the masses”.

 

“The price good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men.”

Plato

 

So too, is it with LOVE TRUTH!

 

Those who are able to see beyond the shadows and lies of their culture will never be understood, let alone believed, by the masses

Yet, in eternity – they will become immortally engaged and for all time enmeshed with the likes of Socrates – Xenophon – Plato and even Aristotle.

Bradley

 

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