Socrates is the first martyr to disagree with the prevailing opinion in history

 Socrates is the first martyr to disagree with the prevailing opinion in history

    Socrates is the first martyr to disagree with the prevailing opinion in history











    society has ideas and convictions about what one should believe in, and these convictions are presented compulsorily and these beliefs are described as “the prevailing opinion” or “custom” which determines what one should wear and the people to be respected. More precisely, I mean that these beliefs define the life that should be lived. Such beliefs have deep-rooted and powerful roots, and it will appear condemned, rather aggressive, to begin criticizing these beliefs. Imagine that it would hardly be acceptable to ask about it even if it was a matter of legitimate curiosity, the ancient Greeks had many and many beliefs of the prevailing understanding and were imposed on them with rigidity and insolence.

    About the harvest. And before they started any work, they would pray to these deities either in a small holy shrine in the house or in the temples, and sometimes they would offer them some sacrifices and learn how this would be costly, for example: Artemis and Aphrodite goat, Athena cost a whole cow, Asclepius a rooster or a chicken! With optimism because they possess slaves, imagine with me that in Athens alone there were 90 to 100 slaves, that is, almost all slaves were free, just as they were inclined to militarism and sanctify courage in battles and in order for the man to become brave in advance he had to master the slits of the enemies, even the women were completely special Submission to the male domination of Greece It had no role in philosophy,

    Politics, or even public life, is deprived of an inheritance. They marry at the age of thirteen. The husband is chosen by the father, regardless of emotional compatibility. All of these actions were normal and were not worthy of note of contemporaries of Socrates, for example they would feel offended at me. Ask them why the goat was given to Aphrodite or the reason why women should not have the money. These questions were considered dull and ridiculous, such as asking why the fire was hot or why the fall was before winter

    The hostility of others was not the only reason that prevented us from criticizing this prevailing situation, as it may weaken our own skepticism from ourselves, and it usually comes to our minds that it seems inconceivable that our society was mistaken for this gross mourning of its beliefs and that we are “among” The sheer number of lonely people who realized the truth. We suppress our doubts and always follow the politics of the herd because we still doubt ourselves and are unable to see ourselves as pioneers in discovering concepts and facts that are still difficult to date.

    In order to help address this meekness we resort to the Socrates story

    He was born in Athens in 469 BC. It is believed that his father was a sculptor and his mother was a midwife, in his youth he was a student of the philosopher Archelaus, then he practiced philosophy without codification and did not write it down and transmit it to us except his student Plato after his death, he was not paid for his lessons, he was cheap as he wore the cloak himself throughout the year, and almost To walk barefoot all the time (it is said that he was born to be a bastard for the shoe makers) and he had his most unusual feature as he descends to Athens to rain passers-by often embarrassing questions, in order to explain to them the reason for their embrace of these prevailing beliefs, when he said one of these Athenians:Whenever one of us confronts Socrates and speaks to him, what happens (in multiple formats) is that Socrates, despite his starting from a completely different beginning each time, entices his interlocutor until he falls into the trap of describing his current life, and how he lived his life in the past. And once he falls into the trap, Socrates does not leave him in peace before he has absorbed every corner of it.
    The barefoot philosopher posed several questions that disturbed those values ​​and the Athenian street began to wonder whether he is crazy or right ?! Being famous in Athens is not an easy matter, which required her supervisors to be angry and angry with Socrates. Many accusations were made against him, harassing people, disbelieving in the gods and others










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