WHO WANTS TO BE NEXT IN LINE?
In Greek words translated as I obey actually mean I get myself persuaded. For a man there is perhaps always something a little shameful about obeying someone – as if allowing yourself to be persuaded is a thing a warrior or hero would be embarrassed to find himself happening to him. The common goal of the Periclean Age was to establish a nation that was built on freedom and
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in the end as did Pericles also try to instill with his oration:
“Great will be your glory in not falling short of your natural character; and greatest will be hers who is least talked of among the men whether good or for bad.”
Could we perhaps all be persuaded to make a difference in improving ourselves as human beings as well as preserving our nation?
Or shall we all just fight for a king?