Speak, then, *M tell the judges who their improver is. Meietus, ^i\ you are silent, and have nothing to say. And what do you say of the audience— I do they improve them? that is what you are saying, and of that you will never persuade me or any other human being.But is not this ^ther disgraceful, and a very considerable proof of what Ins, saying, that you have no interest in the matter? I want to know who the person is, who, in the first place, knows the laws. What do you mean to say, Meletus, that they are able to instruct and improve youth? But either I do not corrupt them, or I corrupt them unintentionally, so that on either view of the case you lie.Or, do you mean to say that I am an atheist simply, and a teacher of atheism?I mean the latter — ^that you are a complete atheist That is an extraordinary statement, Meletus. Do you mean that I do not believe in the god-head of the sun or moon, which is the common creed of all men?This Portal is all about Bypassing Internet Censorship.This platform enables those in the UK and Worldwide with CENSORED Internet connections to BYPASS these filters by using our uncensored proxies.Marks, notations and other maiginalia present in the original volume will appear in this file - a reminder of this book's long journey from the publisher to a library and finally to you.
But still I should like to know, Meletus, in what I am affirmed to cor- rupt the young.
And now I will try to defend myself against them: these new accusers must also have their affidavit read. Something of this sort: That Socrates is a doer of evil, and corrupter of the youth, and he does not believe in the gods of the State, and has other new divinities of his own. Answer, friend, I say; for that is a question which may be easily answered.
That is the sort of charge ; and now let us examine the particular counts. Do not the good do their neighbors good, and the bad do them evil? And is there anyone who would rather be injured than benefited by those who live with him?
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