Socrates Defense In The Apology

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It is said that living an unrighteous life should be feared more than death. The Apology was written by Plato on his account of Socrates’ speech of defense for his actions at his trial. Socrates, in 399 BC, was a Greek philosopher who angered many on his quest to seek the truth which led to gaining many accusers for what he had believed. He claims that one should question themselves in order to lead a confident and well-supported life with morals. Socrates stresses the belief that people should question why they were living like they do. Days before he was put on trial, Socrates himself had heard words from his “murderers” that “‘Socrates is an evil-doer, and a curious person, who searches into things under the earth and in heaven…’” (4-5).
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