Single Idea 347

[catalogued under 25. Social Practice / D. Justice / 2. The Law / a. Legal system]

Full Idea

Do I intend to destroy the laws, because the state wronged me by passing a faulty judgement at my trial?

Gist of Idea

Will I stand up against the law, simply because I have been unjustly judged?


Socrates (reports of last days [c.399 BCE]), quoted by Plato - Crito 50c

Book Reference

Plato: 'The Last Days of Socrates', ed/tr. Tredennick,Hugh [Penguin 1969], p.90