Socrates teachings

We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.

Socrates

 

 

The three principles described below are the basis of all of Socrates teachings.

Socrates advocated self-understanding and felt so strongly about it that he deemed it more important than any other pursuit in life.

These principles are what Socrates thought were the most important goals of philosophy.

 

 

Socrates teachings

He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature.

Socrates

 

 

1. Discover and Pursue Your Life's Purpose

The most important task you face is realizing your potential as a person, who you are.

The state of your soul makes you either foolish or wise. Just like the body, the soul should be kept healthy.  An unhealthy soul is ignorant of the true priorities in life. You can keep your soul healthy by introspection and ridding yourself of ignorance.

 

 

 

 

 

Socrates teachings

I know you won't believe me, but the highest form of Human Excellence is to question oneself and others.

Socrates

 

 

2. Care for your soul

The most important task in life is caring for your soul. Your soul is the real person, who you really are. It is the center of your character and what makes you who you are. It is the basis of your thoughts, feelings, values, and decisions.

 

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Socrates teachings

Envy is the ulcer of the soul.

Socrates

 

 

3. Be a good person

Be a good person and you will not be harmed by outside forces. If your soul is good, then outside forces cannot not harm you. If the most important part of you is your soul and the soul is not physical but inward then it cannot be harmed. The body may be harmed by another person, but the soul cannot unless you allow yourself to become susceptible to others.

 

 

Socrates teachings

Beware the barrenness of a busy life.

Socrates

 

 

Search constantly for wisdom by way of practicing self-evaluation if you wish your soul to be liberated from outside harm.

 

Socratic Questions

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I would trade all of my technology
for an afternoon with Socrates.
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Steve Jobs

Apple

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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