Bettany Hughes on how Socrates could have solved Greece’s problems

publicerad 2 augusti 2015
- av NewsVoice

Socrates i Louvren - Wikimedia CommonsIndependent. Socrates would not have allowed the modern Greek state to get into this mess He had this great line: “Never pursue wealth at the expense of wisdom.Adam Jacques writes.

“Now, he doesn’t say you have to be a saint or hermit – he says enjoy life, but find a middle path between self-denial and selfish excess. But at some point – from the Greek politicians’ side and the lenders’ end – the way finances were structured to get that balance was wrong.”

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