Similarities Between Socrates And Socrates

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In where we lived and what we lived there are many similarities and contrast compared to Socrates defense letter the Apology. When looking at these the ideologies behind both of writings and what they stand for and to do so one can examine the semantics. In the Apology by Plato, Socrates was pleading for his defense in by doing so he questioned people in the cities to define what truth is and what truth is not. In Where I live and what I lived for by Thauro compares the human race to the expectation of society, which then leads him to conclude that as nature is the truth. In order to discuss the truth definition of truth one must examine the etymology of truth. Due to the fact that we as humans have our different perceptions and schemas of…show more content…
“Shams and delusions are esteemed for soundest truths, while reality is fabulous. If men would steadily observe realities only, and not allow themselves to be deluded, life, to compare it with such things as we know, would be like a fairy tale and the Arabian Nights ' Entertainments. If we respected only what is inevitable and has a right to be, music and poetry would resound along the streets. When we are unhurried and wise, we perceive that only great and worthy things have any permanent and absolute existence, that petty fears and petty pleasures are but the shadow of the reality. This is always exhilarating and sublime. By closing the eyes and slumbering, and consenting to be deceived by shows, men establish and confirm their daily life of routine and habit everywhere, which still is built on purely illusory foundations. Children, who play life, discern its true law and relations more clearly than men, who fail to live it worthily, but who think that they are wiser by experience, that is, by failure.” When looking at paragraph 21 is stating in life we let society and et the world tell us what to do with our lives. They tell us how we should be dress, how we should look and what we should believe. If we are told that we need something we automatically belief
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