Did Plato Really Benefit From His Perfect Society?

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Having read The Republic for the first time these past few weeks has showed me it’s a book that I will need to read a couple more times in order to fully understand it. Plato brings to us his ideas on justice, education, ethics, philosophy and general human behavior. In this book, he also talks about Kallipolis; his perfect just city and why it should exist. I do not agree with a majority of his ideologies he presented but some ideas he mentioned are very thought provoking. Could we really benefit from his perfect society?
Plato sets out to convince us that his was of governance is best compared to our democracy. Plato believes taking away more of out freedom will not obstruct the government from doing what needed to be done in order to improve
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