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The Socratic Method (General)

by dulan drift, Friday, February 19, 2021, 07:52 (15 days ago) @ dulan drift

Around 400BC Socrates made an important breakthrough in human thought: he invented ‘the question’ as a tool for unlocking the truth.

This seems like a simple, uncontroversial thing, but today we are in a position where asking questions provokes a furious response from the experts, so let’s take a look at how Socrates got along and see if there are any parallels with todays’ situation.

Disclaimer: Following Socrates advice may lead to you being executed by the state.

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