Essay heading: A Brief Comment On The Query: "is Socrates Guilty As Charged?"

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As Socrates points out, it is impossible for him to be both atheistic and to believe in demons, or false gods, for if he believes in the latter, then that would contradict his not believing in gods at all (since even demons are considered to be at least demi-gods). The second part of the charge was that Socrates was attacking the very fabric of the Athenian society by corrupting its citizens, namely the youth...
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In other words, Meletus and the other accusers are accusing Socrates of a crime of 'non-conformity' - instead of bowing to those who are held in places of authority and those who have reputations of being wise, Socrates believes that it is his role in life to question these people in their wisdom, and to expose those who claim that they are knowledgeable and wise, but who really are not...
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