Socrates famously said, “The unexamined life is not worth living".

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Take a position on the extent to which you think living an examined life. No more than 2 pages (single spaced)


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Question: Socrates famously said, “The unexamined life is not worth living". Take a position on the extent to which you think living an examined life is necessary or unnecessary to living a worthwhile or good life in today's world. Support the position you take. 1. Discuss the concept and show that you understand what it means. Explain what you think the difference is between living the examined life and the the unexamined life. Use ONE of the following philosophers to support the understanding of that position: -Bertrand Russell -Plato -Martin Luther King -Jiddu Krishnamurti 2. Discuss an example from the world we live in today. Choose an aspect of life today to illustrate and create a context for your discussion that you will use to support your position. This could be something you saw or read about, something you experienced personally, or something that you have discussed with your family or friends. Whatever you choose, give details about what you are describing, try not to be vague. 3. Tie together 1 and 2 above to show how they have led you to and support the position you are taking. Structure Guidelines: Intro: -Indicate what concept you will be writing about -what example -Allude to your position -THESIS STATEMENT 3-5. Body Paragraphs - The Concept - Example - How does the example illustrate the concept. How do they relate to each other? Conclusion -Why do you state this position/ Develop position ...
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Socrates famously said, “The unexamined life is not worth living".
Socrates believed that living in a situation where you are governed by the rules of others
without looking on to what you desire out of it was a life not worth living. Socrates used this
illustration to describe what unexamined life was. This drives us to his statement that “the
unexamined life is not worth living”. He insisted that humans have to look into their lives in
order to in order to be considered to have lived a fulfilled life, which has been argued that it is
not relevant. But for me, I consider Socrates statement than that of Plato. In the context of this
discussion, my statement is that unexamined life is considered worth living and may be greater
than the examined one. Individuals that consider living morally and virtuously would be
considered to be having a meaningful life but their life would be less happy, less rewarding and
limited unlike the unexamined. The best life or the happiest life is not that necessarily involve
practicing and investigating virtues (Geeves, 2015).
One of the most famous utterances that have been hono...

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