Plato - Republic Book 3

Plato Republic - silver-solider copper-craftsman o basically saying that anyone can be any of them regardless of birth standing and to accept their

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Republic Book 3: 1. Testing to see who are fit to rule: guardians/auxiliaries 2. The "Noble Lie" (91) a tier society when you are initiated into adulthood you will be told that everything you have experienced has been a dream and you were born for the earth. the earth, country, and city have given you all that you have. your principle loyalty is to your country Also told that different people have different metals in their veins (gold-leader,
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Unformatted text preview: silver-solider, copper-craftsman) o basically saying that anyone can be any of them regardless of birth standing, and to accept their position 3. Life of guardians-don't touch gold or silver-minimal private property-storerooms open to public inspection-supported by taxation-eat together in common...
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2011 for the course PHIL 182 taught by Professor Cdavidschweickart during the Spring '11 term at Loyola Chicago.

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