core2-5 - Nick Fernicola Core 2007 38 4 October 2007...

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Nick Fernicola Core 2007 38 4 October 2007 Professor Schmid Journal #4 Plato’s “Apology” is an account of how Socrates defended himself and  also how he defined himself. Socrates states, “an unexamined life is not worth  living”, thus is showing his true outlook on life and how he defines himself.  What does it mean for life to be examined. I believe that in Socrates’  mindset it means to question everything. How things happen, why you do  things, if your doing something you should or should be doing, what you can  do to make your life better. “Socrates held the belief that our duty as humans is  to use our rationality to question ourselves and others in order to live more  justly and truthfully.”(Socrates). Well you must question and inspect your  behavior and your morals in order to fulfill your duty as a human. 
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Is this belief a good way to live by? Well it can be stated that it is much 
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