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'The Impiety: The Defense Of Socrates'

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"Defense of Socrates" consists of anecdotes, questions, and truth; all of which, emphasis Socrates' stance of being wrongly accused of impiety. Socrates' usage of anecdotes and testimonies was an excellent tactic to justify his character. His questions to the allegers brought about contradictions in his charges to support his stance of being wrongly accused. The emphatic truth behind every word he spoke gave the jury a revelation. These three components made this speech a piece of wisdom, not just to its readers but also to the court (who possibly heard this speech in person). The wisdom enveloped in this speech was to defend yourself in an assertive manner by exposing the truth, rather than speaking against your prosecutors. Whether or not
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