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Plato: “the greatest of all plagues”

19 October 2012

“The form of law which I propose would be as follows: In a state which is desirous of being saved from the greatest of all plagues—not faction, but rather distraction—there should exist among the citizens neither extreme poverty nor, again, excessive wealth, for both are productive of great evil . . . Now the legislator should determine what is to be the limit of poverty or of wealth.”

– Plato

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  1. 20 October 2012 3:33 pm

    I am sharing to FB. In these politically charged times, this post is a voice of reason. Aesthetically pleasing, too. Well done.

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