To Conform or not When one is pondering the question, what do the laws mean by stating that Socrates needed to be obedient because of all that the laws have done for him, you can find the meaning in the text of the Crito. The law states, that if they were not there, Socrates would not have been born. Because it was by them, that his mother and father were married. The laws also states
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they deem as necessary. The words, right and wrong, are like the word love. Love can mean so many things to so many different people. No ones definition is wrong, it is just different. So, the answer to whether or not Socrates is right or wrong in his thinking can be added to our life long question. What is the meaning of life? Two questions that will never be answered, and never be agreed upon.