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Mehdi Kajbaf (Co-Founder/Matboard and More)It’s difficult for me to separate all the different things I was reading and learning about at that time but I think Socrates Apology is probably the best place to focus. If you aren’t familiar with Socrates, he’s considered by most to be the father of Philosophy (which means love of wisdom). He annoyed a lot of people though because he constantly challenged their world views and encouraged them to seek truth and wisdom. He questioned everything, and eventually created too much of a stir so he was sentenced to death. In the Apology he gives a powerful speech and defense which ultimately falls short.
Excerpt from The Apology of Socrates: As Written by His Friend and Pupil, Plato
Crime. His defense, his apologia or the apology as it is generally called, is the subject of the little book which here follows. This book was.
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