Wisdom has its own reward. It makes you look and act really intelligent. In the explanation from Plato on “The Apology”, he explains that wisdom can be a good thing and a bad thing. Socrates was in a trial for speaking his own mind, and was accused for atheism. Even though Socrates was condemned; irony, he thinks he got his own reward from his wisdom. Socrates was a wise man, due to his actions and words. Socrates was a wise man.
Socrates said he is different from the average man, although he uses clear and understandable vocabulary. In the story Socrates uses his normal and regular language. ‘’Well then, I must make my defense and endeavor to clear away in a short time.”(403) Wise people do not speak in big and problematic words, but in the regular communication language, like how Socrates did. Socrates explained to everyone that he was very wise; also, he told them that people claimed him to be wiser then he was. ‘’I believe myself to differ from men in general, and may perhaps claim to be wiser than they are.”(409) Socrates was trying to tell the jury that he wasn’t wise, but was above average in other people’s view. Socrates was a wise man by making himself sound and look unwise to the jury, and by manipulating his words to make him sound normal and understandable.
Wisdom comes in many different ways. Socrates used his vocabulary and reasons to express his wisdom. Socrates was a wise man; although, he was condemned to death he thought us a valuable lesson, wisdom can be used to educate people and it can be also used in ways to get you killed.
Ok this is my introduction essay for "The Apology"
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You needed to read the "The Apology" to understand this.
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