6/04/2009

The Philosopher King

After watching the amazing speech by the first president in my life time that I am actually proud of, and reading hundreds of blogs that made me ashamed to call myself a blogger, I spent the day listening to the news and arguing with idiots online. Then around 2 (my time) this came on;



From Wikipedia
Philosopher kings are the hypothetical rulers, or Guardians, of Plato's Utopian Kallipolis. If his ideal city-state is to ever come into being, "philosophers [must] become kings…or those now called kings [must]…genuinely and adequately philosophize"


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