Thursday February 24th 2011

Thought for the Day

“One of the penalties
for refusing to participate in politics
is that you end up being governed
by your inferiors.”

~ Plato



*Plato

PlatoBorn: 428/427 BC Athens
Died: 348/347 BC (age approx 80) Athens

A Classical Greek philosopher, mathematician, student of Socrates, writer of philosophical dialogues, and founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. Along with his mentor, Socrates, and his student, Aristotle, Plato helped to lay the foundations of Western philosophy and science.

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