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Re: theos-talk The Thing about Plato,

Jan 04, 2011 02:27 PM
by MKR

I think we all can learn from everyone including Plato & Socrates.

On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 2:01 PM, thalprin <> wrote:

> What do you think about Plato?
> He was brilliant, no doubt, popular too, a/b Socrates would've never wrote
> a book like The Republic, with all its social engineering; and those were
> important matters at that time, that continues to be my opinion.
> On one hand, I think he was/is really brilliant a/b on the other hand, I
> realize that he's speaking, supposedly, for someone else. He said; he said;
> he said.... And, in addition to that, I have a problem with a man who
> besmearches another man's wife, because, well, you know and supposedly,
> that's what he would've said. Sometimes things like that have real motives;
> certainly, they're sensational.
> I'm a big fan of Socrates. He's dear to my heart, I love that guy who,
> basically, was kill for his stance - how am I to believe that's the very
> same stance, or point of view, that got Plato massages into his 80s, and a
> living name in Philosophy.
> Dunno, a/b brilliant or not I continue to have some serious reservations
> about the way Plato' work adds up; that's just how I feel.
> Terrie

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