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  • Moral Individual
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    Justice Plato (who speaks through Socrates) separates people based on their innate strength, intelligence, and courage. Those who are not overly bright, or strong, or brave, are best suited to various productive jobs such as: building, farming, and smith ing. Those who are bright, strong and especially courageous are suited to defensive and policing professions. Those who are extraordinarily intelligent, virtuous and brave are suited to run the state itself; that is, Plato's ideal state is an ar...
  • Three Parts Of The Soul
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    Objections to Plato's Three Parts of the Soul Plato's The Republic is perhaps the first and greatest works written about politics ever. This book, which was written more than 24 centuries ago, is very modern in the sense that it still makes people think the way it did in the 4th century B.C., and although the reader may not always agree with what Plato has to say, he does make some points like no philosopher after him ever will again. In The Republic Plato discusses everything about society in h...
  • Three Parts Of His Soul
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    Why do men behave justly? Is it because they fear societal punishment? Are they trembling before notions of divine retribution? Do the stronger elements of society scare the weak into submission in the name of law? Or do men behave justly because it is good for them to do so? Is justice, regardless of its rewards and punishments, a good thing in and of itself? How do we define justice? Plato sets out to answer these questions in the Republic. He wants to define justice, and to define it in such ...
  • John Wayne Gacy
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    The Beginning Part I His parents, Mr. John Wayne Gacy sr. and Marion Elaine Robinson Gacy celebrated St. Patrick's Day, also they welcomed their first son into the world at Edgewater Hospital in 1942. John Wayne Gacy, Jr. was the second of three children. His older sister Joanne was born two years before him and two years and two years later came Karen who is the youngest sister. All of the children were raised to be Catholic and all three attended Catholic schools where they lived on the northe...
  • 1996 Robert Bourassa Robert Bourassa
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    October 20, 1996 Robert Bourassa Robert Bourassa died at 5: 45 am on Wednesday, October 9th on the eighth floor of the Midtown Montreal Hospital. Bourassa was 63, and succumbed to malignant melanoma cancer. He was a skilled politician and strategist to some, but to most was just a nuisance. He had been a fixture on this country's political terrain for the most part of the last three decades and will not be easily forgotten. Robert Bourassa was the son of a minor federal government functionary, a...

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