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Well thank you, I surely try.

Well thank you, I surely try. Western Civ is SOOOOO many things. I find that we have to boil it down as your book does but leave just enough to peak interest, which is key to seeking out original transcripts and deeper context, otherwise people would simply be frustrated.

I do make the point when I assign a paper on this that we are indeed getting Plato versus actual Socrates. The only other Socrates basically is Aristophanes' clown from "the Clouds."

How can you be satisfied with an unexamined life? So many seem to be happy in the cave. Me? No thanks.

"Life isn't all Beer and Skittles" - Thomas Hughes