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Response to Fortinbras Armstrong (Reply #5)

Sun Mar 24, 2013, 09:04 AM

14. The gods of Socrates' Greece

 

were by no one's standards beacons of admirable moral behavior, either towards each other or towards humans. Greek religion was not rife with "Thou shalts" and "Thou shalt nots", and to the extent that the Greek gods commanded humans to do things, those commands were not particularly intended to instill "right" behavior, nor were the gods examples you would look to for such guidance.

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