Socrates objected to democracy because it a.put power in the hands of non-experts. b.could lead to the oppression of minorities. c.produced politicians who tell people what they want to hear. d.All of these reasons
He openly objected to the democracy that ran Athens during his adult life. [ It was not only Athenian democracy: Socrates objected to any form of government that did not conform to his ideal of a perfect republic led by philosophers, and Athenian government was far from that. It is, however, possible that the Socrates of Plato's Republic is colored by Plato's own views. During the last years of Socrates' life, Athens was in continual flux due to political upheaval. Democracy was at last overthrown by a junta known as the Thirty Tyrants, led by Plato's relative, Critias, who had been a student of Socrates. The Tyrants ruled for about a year before the Athenian democracy was reinstated, at which point it declared an amnesty for all recent events. ] Auto answered|Score .6|johns37s|Points 10|Note:
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d.All of these reasons Expert answered|beboythewizkid|Points 1818|User:
Benjamin Franklin said that those who would give up their rights in order to be secure
deserve neither rights nor security.
don't have any rights.
should not run for election.
should not be allowed to vote.
should not be allowed to vote.Expert answered|beboythewizkid|Points 1818|
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