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Unformatted text preview: • Temperate: obey commanders and self control in sensual pleasures (60) • Not receivers of gifts or lovers of money (61) Education of the Guardians • Literature and poetry (fall into the music category): use only the types and styles that promote virtue (69) • Music (also part of the music category): only teach them melodies and rhythms that promote courageous and harmonious life (71) • Gymnastic: only that which will help promote body and soul (75,76) • In all education, the primary considerations are: o Simplicity and harmony o Courage and temperance o Virture Lifestyle of the Guardians • Alcohol? (75)-no alcohol • Ownership? (88)-only own what is absolutely necessary • Pay? (88)-paid what they need by the citizens of the state • Housing and eating (88)-live in communal housing and eat in communal dining, also paid for by the state • Gold or silver? (88)-not to touch or be under the same roof as gold or silver...
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- Fall '07
- self control, temperance Virture Lifestyle, music category, unjust · Socrates