Was Socrates Dangerous

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Adam, In your post you pretty much covered all of the core reasons of why Socrates was considered a dangerous man. The Athenian people did hold close to their traditions and culture, and Socrates was in view the exact opposite of what that culture was identifying with. The tradition of a son beign taught by his father was in a way how they maintained stability and order in their society. The theory that a father would pass down knowledge, skill sets, and ideas to their son ensured that there was a next in line to the families custom and/or craft. Socrates now gave boys someone else for them to aspire to become and he was open to that idea rather than opposed to it. Socrates was not a threat but in fact a enlightenment for Athens society. Bringing

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