Is the “city in theory” a city for pigs or a city for zombies? The “city in theory” is an idea, an idea of the just city. However, does the city truly create justice? Or does it drain humanity from its citizens, creating mindless drones. With the stifling of all forms of creativity and imagination the “city in theory” seems very similar to the city in Ray Bradbury’s book Fahrenheit 451. A city in which
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way to control the people without them knowing. You should further compare and contrast the two cities. Also do you think Socrates’ city will go bad like Bradbury’s did? Also give your definition of justice and then decide if the leaders are acting justly for the people or unjustly for themselves? Even thought both these cities are simple ideas, what do you think it would be like to live in each? Hell and Heaven?