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Socrates and the State: 9/21/06 The Apology —some highlights o The indictment: “He makes the worse argument appear the stronger. He corrupts the youth of our city. He replaces the old gods with new ones. o “Certainly I would pride and preen myself if I had this knowledge. But I do not have it. .(25) o “I shall call upon the god at Delphi…” (25) o “This is the truth of the matter…” (33) o The cases of the ten generals and Leon (36) o Exile? “The unexamined life is not worth living…” (41) o “It is not difficult to avoid death. It is much more difficult to avoid wickedness, for it runs much faster.” (42) Crito’s proposal o “If you die, it will not be a single misfortune for me…” (47) o “If you have any such fear, forget it.” (47) o “…you are betraying your sons by going away and leaving them.” (48) o “If we delay now, then it will be no longer possible.” (48) Socrates’ rejoinder o “I am the kind of man who listens to nothing within me but the argument
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