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Are there any reasonable arguments for limiting speech.
"This much I ask from them: when my sons grow up, avenge yourselves by causing them the same kind of grief that I caused you..." An extraordinary request, for his accusers to continue Socrates' own investigation!
This was the last Persian effort to invade Greece.
It does not detract from Socrates that he had humble and human motives behind his performance, and not just the grand purposes of displaying the "human and social kind of excellence."
However, the problem here may be the translation, not Socrates.
Unhappiness with Athens had begun even before the War.
While the Founding Fathers of this country were developing the system of government, as set forth in the Constitution, many feared that a standing army controlled by a strong central government would leave them helpless....
If he forgives them for being ignorant, he doesn't say so.
The second amendment says, "A well regulated militia being necessary to security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed." The second amendment was made for two things.
But, with suitable irony, it did not ruin the fortunes of Athens.
Handguns causes too many deaths, the government need to make gun less accessible, and the law/law enforcement need to really enforce the laws they make.
The word Socrates uses for "sign," , is neuter.
attorney general Janet Reno, Oregon physicians have used their federal prescribing licenses from the Drug Enforcement Administration to order controlled substances - usually secobarbital - for use in terminally ill patients' suicides.