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If Plato openly wrote his books about politics, did he not believe in the proposed Noble Lie policy?

A young mother who was friendly with the late Dr. Einstein wanted her child to become a scientist. She asked Dr. Einstein for his suggestions for the kind of reading the child might do in his school ...
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If Plato openly wrote his books about politics, did he not believe in the proposed Noble Lie policy?

I noticed that you mentioned parables in this context — and I don’t think a parable (a.k.a. allegory, a.k.a. metaphor) is meant to deceive. Rather, it’s the opposite — its purpose is to help the ...
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If Plato openly wrote his books about politics, did he not believe in the proposed Noble Lie policy?

In his work Republic Plato disccusses and designs a state according to his philosophical and political principles. The citizens of the polity are divided into three social classes, the reigning class, ...
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