Month: May 2022

How hard it is to help your friends

Socrates had more ways out than most people realize. When the famous Athenian philosopher was put on trial, in 399 B.C., for allegedly “corrupting the youth” and introducing “new gods” into the city, his friends did everything they could to get him acquitted. One of these friends was Lysias. Lysias had already lost his brother…

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