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Unformatted text preview: laws, not doing so results in punishment. If destroys the law he would truly be guilty because he could be thought by others to corrupt the youth and the ignorant. How he can take his death penalty though he was innocent? He has no fight against this because he believes it is just what he is doing. Socrates says not to value your life or children more than goodness. He is not only saying this but acting upon this idea which is truly courageous. If I was given the chance to escape from prison when wrongly accused I would take that. I am not as courageous and do not think as Socrates does about how by accepting death in his position the underworld will receive him kindly....
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- Fall '08