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I just think he was an insightful philosopher that interested me, just as Machavelli can interest me without me agreeing with his realism
In Reply to: Lark's foot-in-typewriter posted by Samuel Day Fassbinder on November 15, 1999 at 11:42:53:
: SDF: It's important to remember that Plato's male aristocratic society disguised its relation to the working class by making most of its members into slaves (incl. of course the women) and that much of the Republic is a diatribe on how everyone has his "natural" place in society. So why, again, do you like Plato (pref. accompanied by a specific textual citation)?