Adeimantus Choice Of Justice Over Injustice

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“But when they impress this upon their children, they do not praise justice in itself, but only the respectability which it gives” (Plato 55) The above statement regarding the choice of justice over injustice that is made by Adeimantus describes the greed that people have just to gain respect and reputation in a society. Parents of some children might just solely make their children practice justice to gain benefits. In many occasions their actions are not merely due to their good intentions but only to gain a reputable name in the society. They would only endure themselves into an act of justice just to earn respect, as for some, a reputable name is what makes you the highest in a society, however killing the essential concept of justice for

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