Socrates and nature
According to Aristophanes’ Cloud, Socrates refers to people who studies mechanics of nature as
fools. Socrates seem to believe that nature was part of the divine which meant good intentions
Socrates come from school of thought that believed examining of natural phenomena yields
nothing practical. Aristophanes in his play the Cloud have Socrates meeting place burn down and
it was clear that the audience did not cared whether Socrates burned with the place. Both
Aristophanes and Platonic dialogues clearly indicated that Socrates was not politically active.
Socrates did not spoke against or in favor of murderous Spartan-supported oligarchy.
Specifically, Socrates during court proceeding admitted that he did not believe in the gods of the
state. In addition, he further stated that he was not corrupting fellow Athenians intentionally. He
asked the court to inform him which course of thought was correct for propagation instead of
Socrates of unjust speech
Unjust speech is defined as unjustifiable, unmerited, underserved, biased, prejudiced, unfair,
partial and inequitable speech. The analysis indicated that Socrates was perceived to use unjust
speech when he failed to worship gods that were considered in the society as the most just and
they worshipped with greater passion. Socrates speech was unjust because he talked against the