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Unformatted text preview: their own executions from happening but they stood firm in what they believed in, and by doing so brought the attention of their followers and continued their beliefs. The way Jesus and Socrates taught their students/pupils their beliefs were similar as well. They did not preach but practiced their ways by making others think and have others witness. In Sophies World Alberto Knox describes Socrates as A Joker in Athens( Sophies World p.68) because in a deck of cards there are reds, blacks, hearts, diamonds, spades, and clubs, but a joker does not fall under any of these categories. Socrates was like that. He was unlike anyone else, and this made him the amazing philosopher that he was....
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course PHL 103 taught by Professor Zeyl during the Fall '08 term at Rhode Island.
- Fall '08