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Kim Jalm Curtis Friday 8AM 905317188 I believe Socrates stated “the unexamined life is not worth living” because, what other point is there if we go through life as zombies? Doing everything someone tells us to do, without question? Where would the world be today if that was all that we did? For starters, we would still be under segregation, but Martin Luther King Jr. thought differently and he questioned peoples motives and said “I have a dream” that people can live in harmony. Socrates did not see a point in living if you could not challenge your way of thinking and ask questions. An examined life would consist of trying to understand yourself and your surroundings and trying to understand your purpose here. Socrates valued his ethics more than he valued his own life, and believed that living an unexamined life violated the purpose of living life at all. Referring to this, Socrates determines how worthy your life is based on how examined it has been. So, therefore, the more examined life is superior. Socrates stated that discussing virtue everyday is the
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course ? ? taught by Professor ? during the Fall '05 term at Indian Hills CC.

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