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His words justify this that he went around doing nothing except the persuasion of both old and young to put little care on their wealth or body. Instead, their preference should be directed in the best way possible, to the state of their inner soul (Julian). Furthermore, he challenged those who thought had wisdom. Helped them to understand that whatever they were searching for in life did not lead to complete satisfaction and real knowledge. He believed that the right way to live was by asking questions, seeking clarification
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Surname: 3 and answers. He argued that he ought to do the right thing even if it was going against the law. According to him, a command from God is of greater importance than the state's dictates. Besides, Socrates refused to live a different life even as it meant losing his life. Furthermore, he refused to escape death because that seemed like going against the law. He further holds fast to his values and principles even during the trial. Plato, Socrates' student also lived an examined life, evident as he stated that if he had money; he would have proposed a fine though he did not have money (Julian). He went ahead to ascertain to his accusers that he would not yield to any of them concerning anything wrong, even if it meant losing his life, just like Socrates. The argument by Socrates that unexamined life is not worth living has different implications. When taken at the point of view of someone who neither knows nor does not care to look for it, it is senseless. This is due to various people living a normal life happily and simple
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