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posted on 20 December 2017

America: What Did Socrates Mean?

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After listening to Winston Churchill, Ronald Reagan, Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, Confucius, Aristotle, Sun Tzu, Plato, and Mencius, let's listen to Socrates, shall we?

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1. Quote #1

Tyranny naturally arises out of democracy.

He meant: Is Trump is a tyrant? Read: Give President Trump a Chance to Govern!

2. Quote #2

Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.

He meant: Just look at the Internet in general and FB groups in specific: so many [negative] comments, but so few people really read beyond the title! For more, read: Internet and Hate.

3. Quote #3

Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself.

He meant: Read: The America That Can No Longer Think, Politically.

4. Quote #4

States are as the men, they grow out of human characters.

He meant: Read: Towards an Ideal Form of Government (Version 3).

5. Quote #5

Ignorance, the root and stem of all evil!

He meant: Read: Brainwashing in Communism and in Democracy.

6. Quote #6

It is not living that matters, but living rightly.

He meant: Frank Li lives to change the world. Read the image below.

7. Quote #7

The wisest have the most authority

He meant: Read: Governance in China: Past, Present, and Future.

8. Quote #8

Philosophy is the highest music.

He meant: Read: Ancient Greece vs. Ancient China.

9. Quote #9

By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy; if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher.

He meant: Read: Socrates Quotes.

10. Quote #10

Democracy... is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder; and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and un-equals alike.

He meant: America is doomed, thanks to democracy, as we practice it today! For more, watch the video below.

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