Unformatted text preview: And he would rather die then go to prison because he will go down as a great man. Why wont Socrates agree to stop questioning people in exchange for being freed and allowed to live? He says he would rather obey the god than you (meaning the people of Athens). And also that the unexamined life is not worth living. What does Socrates mean at the end when he says that “a good man cannot be harmed”? He means that if a good man goes through pain or is killed, it only speeds up the process of going to heaven so he isn’t actually harmed....
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- Fall '07
- wisest man, brief public life