PHI-6 Reflection 1.1 - Adreanna Villanueva PHI-6 Reflection 1.1 Socrates and the Search for Wisdom First of all thank the Lord for our freedom of speech

PHI-6 Reflection 1.1 - Adreanna Villanueva PHI-6 Reflection...

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Adreanna Villanueva PHI-6 Reflection 1.1 Socrates and the Search for Wisdom First of all, thank the Lord for our freedom of speech. I am so grateful to be able to question traditional ways of thinking, values, etc. like Socrates did. I find it funny how Socrates tells his fellow Athenians that there is no one wiser than he, but yet claims to know nothing. I know this is exactly what makes him wise, because he is humble and knows that infinite knowledge exists in the universe; an incomprehensible amount even the knowledge that the “wisest” man possesses is nothing in comparison. I find it humorous that Socrates comes to the conclusion that he must be the wisest man because he does not claim to know anything. Though this seems paradoxical, it makes sense. The other wise men that he challenges think that they are wiser because they believe they are more knowledgeable and reasonable than others; however this causes them to be close-minded and

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