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Essay heading: The Symposium: A Philosophers Guide To Love
 
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It seemed as though in each of the lectures given, Plato put a message into each one. Each man brought up valid guidelines for dealing with love and each should be concentrated on. The speeches started with Phaedrus who began to state many of the powers of love. He spoke about the honor between one and their beloved and how it was a great virtue in a relationship...
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The point that Phaedrus made was that a man of any nature would rather suffer humiliation in front of a great mass of people or all of mankind itself than to suffer the loss of respect or the loss of dignity in front of their lover. This point is definitely true yet Phaedrus failed to make a definite cause as to why this was prevalent...
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