Apologizing dialogue For if I am really corrupting the youth, and have corrupted some of them already, those of them who have grown up and have become sensible that I gave them bad advice in the days of their youth should come forward as accusers and take their revenge; and if they do not like to come themselves, some of their relatives, fathers, brothers, or other kinsmen, should say what evil their families suffered at my hands.
The peace sign option on the interactions Apologizing dialogue changes from yellow to light green. That people who fear death are showing their ignorance, because death might be a good thing, but that most people fear death as an evil thing, when they cannot possibly know death to be either good or evil.
And this, O men of Athens, is a true saying. This sign I have had ever since I was a child. And this is the point in which, as I think, I am superior to men in general, and in which Apologizing dialogue might perhaps fancy myself wiser than other men, - that whereas I know but little of the world below, I do not suppose that I know: At any rate, the world has decided that Socrates is in some way superior to other men.
For often in battle there is no doubt that if a man will throw away his arms, and fall on his knees before his pursuers, he may escape death; and in other dangers there are other ways of escaping death, if a man is willing to say and do anything.
I do not deny that he may, perhaps, kill him, or drive him into exile, or deprive him of civil rights; and he may imagine, and others may imagine, that he is doing him a great injury: I become perplexed because I don't feel responsible for your hurt, yet you are clearly distressed.
You think a great deal about the improvement of youth? When they have finished, students compare worksheets to check the answers. Socrates antagonises the court by proposing, rather than a penalty, a reward — perpetual maintenance at public expense.
And so I go my way, obedient to the god, and make inquisition into the wisdom of anyone, whether citizen or stranger, who appears to be wise; and if he is not wise, then in vindication of the oracle I show him that he is not wise; and this occupation quite absorbs me, and I have no time to give either to any public matter of interest or to any concern of my own, but I am in utter poverty by reason of my devotion to the god.
He said to himself: Well, then, I will make my defence, and I will endeavor in the short time which is allowed to do away with this evil opinion of me which you have held for such a long time; and I hope I may succeed, if this be well for you and me, and that my words may find favor with you.
This is the prophecy which I utter before my departure, to the judges who have condemned me. Although, if a man is able to teach, I honor him for being paid. So I departed, conceiving myself to be superior to them for the same reason that I was superior to the politicians.
Shall I say imprisonment? The students are divided into pairs and given a set of cards. I don't express forgiveness to you after an apology: All this great fame and talk about you would never have arisen if you had been like other men: And I said to myself, Go I must to all who appear to know, and find out the meaning of the oracle.Pronunciation and Conversation.
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Apologizing. To apologize is to tell someone that you are sorry for having done something that has caused him inconvenience or unhappiness: Examples: I must apologize to Isabel for my late arrival.
I'd like to apologize for my trouble making.
Trains may be subject to delay on the northern line. We apologize for any inconvenience caused. Socrates' Defense. How you have felt, O men of Athens, at hearing the speeches of my accusers, I cannot tell; but I know that their persuasive words almost made me forget who I was - such was the effect of them; and yet they have hardly spoken a word of truth.
Apologizing and Explaining oneself There are a few ways to apologize but a good thing to remember is that we usually add something to an apology: Apologies Expressions Audio Jukebox.
The fascinating book On Apology, by Aaron Lazare begins with this paragraph: “One of the most profound human interactions is the offering and accepting of apologies.
Apologies have the power to heal humiliations and grudges, remove the desire for vengeance, and generate forgiveness on the part of the offended parties.Download