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Who Should Rule the United States?

Summary: Discusses which group would make the best leaders of the United States, Socrates and Antigone or Hector and Achilles.
Both teams are a formidable combination and would have much to offer in terms of being leaders of a nation. All with the exception of Socrates are descended from royalty and have the blood of gods and goddesses running through them. Socrates, Akhilleus and Hektor have fought in previous wars, so they have the qualities that a good leader would need during times of war and the ability to make the necessary decisions as well.

The team of Socrates and Antigone represent a quest for knowledge, a love of teaching, a love of family, and a respect for sacred laws that are sorely lacking in today's society. Socrates states in The Apology, "I have no claim to wisdom, great or small;" [Plato 142]. Socrates' quest for knowledge and love of teaching came from the idea that one should always examine everything around him and question...

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