• My Deepest Apology

    [pic] 50 Phelan Avenue, San Francisco, CA. 94112 (415)239-3000 http://www.ccsf.edu/ Accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges PROFESSOR MIKE P. McKEEVER CRITICAL CLASS LINKS – FALL SEMESTER 2012 ECON 1, 3 Units: Principles of Macroeconomics; CRN: 70719, 70721, 70722 Course Hours: Econ 1-003, CRN 70719 MWF 9:00 AM to 9:59 AM, ARTX 182 Econ 1-005 CRN 70721 MWF 10:00

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  • Let's Play Tennis

    The Writing Style of an Apology “An Apology for Using the Word 'Heart' in Too Many Poems” is a poem whose theme circles around how the author, Hayden Carruth, attempts to persuade people to use the word heart with emotion behind it. The title is what captures the reader's attention to this poem. When first reading the word apology, people usually think of it as a regretful acknowledgment which is along the lines of saying, “I'm sorry.” But not this particular apology. Also, when reading the words

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  • The Second Coming

    techniques does the speaker of the poem use to say it? There are millions of words in the English language, yet we choose to repeatedly apply the same ones until we are desensitized to them and they lose almost all meaning. In Hayden Carruth’s “An Apology for Using the Word “Heart” in Too Many Poems”, he demonstrates the forms in which the word “heart” is used and often misused. He begins by saying that “sometimes it’s a muscle/Sometimes courage or at least hustle/Sometimes a core or center, but mostly

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  • The Stolen Generation

    Welfare Act 1939 and subsequent child welfare legislation. The apology - Why was it important to apologise to the Stolen Generations? Recommendation 5a (2) from the Bringing Them Home Report suggests that all Australian parliaments “negotiate with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission a form of words for official apologies to Indigenous individuals, families and communities and extend those apologies with wide and culturally appropriate publicity”. “This issue is a ‘blank

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  • Apology Admission of Ignorance

    has not, while I, having no knowledge, do not think I have.” ― Plato, Apology tags: apology, knowledge, plato, socrates, wisdom 23 people liked it like “Men of Athens, I honor and love you; but I shall obey God rather than you, and while I have life and strength I shall never cease from the practice and teaching of philosophy... Understand that I shall never alter my ways, not even if I have to die many tim Apology: Top Ten Quotes Top Ten Quotes | 1) "I am very conscious that I am

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  • Apology

    Interpretation: Plato’s Apology & Sophocles’ Oedipus the King Interpretation of human reality in many eyes can be viewed in numerous, if not countless number of ways. In Plato’s Apology and Sophocles’ Oedipus the King both text are intensely concerned with how human reality seems open to interpretation, and their concerns caused a threat to be overcome in both readings. In both readings their suggested responses is similar to the concerns of the threat of open to interpretation. The Apology, written by

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  • Network Topologies

    network. Partial mashed apology is commonly found in peripheral networks connected to a full mesh backbone. Bus Topology; the bus apology is the simplest network topology. Also known as linear bus, and all this topology all computers are connected to a contiguous cable or a cable joined together to make it contiguous. Ethernet is the common example of a bus topology. Each computer determines when the network is not busy and transmits data as needed. Computers in a bus apology listen only for transmission

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  • Plato Apology

    Critical Analysis of The Apology of Socrates by Plato Socrates was an orator and philosopher whose primary interests were logic, ethics and epistemology. In Plato’s Apology of Socrates, Plato recounts the speech that Socrates gave shortly before his death, during the trial in 399 BC in which he was charged with "corrupting the young, and by not believing in the gods in whom the city believes, also being a busybody and intervene gods business". The name of the work itself is not mean what it is

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  • Apology of Socrates Summart

    Summary Plato's The Apology is an account of the speech Socrates makes at the trial in which he is charged with not recognizing the gods recognized by the state, inventing new deities, and corrupting the youth of Athens. Socrates' speech, however, is by no means an "apology" in our modern understanding of the word. The name of the dialogue derives from the Greek "apologia," which translates as a defense, or a speech made in defense. Thus, in The Apology, Socrates attempts to defend himself and

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  • The Apology

    The Apology The apology to me does not really feel like an apology. While Socrates addresses the audience of his accusers, he does not sound apologetic. To me, he actually sounds as though he has a higher than thou view of himself based on the oration of an oracle. While this oracle says that, he is the wisest man in all of Athens he goes around trying to disprove it, in the process inflating his ego. At this point, he starts to remind me of Sheldon from The Big Bang Theory. – I know I am smarter

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  • Plato's Apology

    Background of his life Plato's “The Apology” is an interpretation of the speech Socrates gives at the trial in which he is charged with not believing in the gods that the city of Athens believes in and corrupting the Athenians youth. He argues that he does not know the answers to the questions he is asked and that he is innocent of both of these charges. His defense is eventually ineffective, and he is condemned to death. Socrates concludes the Apology by arguing that man should not have a fear

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  • Plato's Apology

    I believe the argument that Socrates made: “Wicked people have a bad effect upon those with whom they are in the closest contact” is valid, because you can become like someone who you are really close to, for example if you hang out a lot with your best friend, it is more likely that you became intentionally influenced by him/her, this might be in a good or bad way it varies and depends in the person. So if you are surrounded by wicked people you probably might end up being just like them but this

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  • Plato

    Contradiction in Plato’s Apology and Crito Ben Blanks, Lynchburg College (Editor’s note: This essay by Ben Blanks is the winner of the North Award for the best paper in the 2012 Agora. Ben presented an earlier version of this paper at the ACTC Student Conference at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, in March, 2011.) When reading the Apology and the Crito of Plato, one inevitably comes upon a seeming fundamental contradiction between the two dialogues. The Apology presents readers with a

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  • Trial and Death of Socrates

    This happens particularly in the Apology where Socrates discusses how important it is to do as the gods say. This is the reason why he continued studying philosophy despite being commanded otherwise by the laws. Then in Crito, he states that it is important to follow the laws of Athens no matter what they tell you to do. This contradicts his previous statements because by following his philosophical mission, Socrates is breaking the law. During his trial in the Apology, Socrates states to the jury how

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  • Plato's Apology to Socrates-Cross Examination

    Socrates, a famous Greek Philosopher, was formally charged at the Athenian courts for his philosophical teachings and its effect on the people of Athens. He was presented in front of hundreds of jury men and unsupportive audience to defend himself against charges that were set by Meletus, one of his prosecutors. Normally a person would plead with the jury to free himself from receiving harsh punishments, but Socrates was not among them. Despite of knowing the fact that the result of the trail would

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  • Socrates World Views

    what is to come in the afterlife than when they are staring death in the face. Socrates first brings to light his view of death in the Apology when he states, “Death is one of two things. Either it is annihilation, and the dead have no consciousness of anything; or, as we are told, it is really a change: a migration of the soul from this place to another.” (Apology 40c). At this point, Socrates does not give any definitive answer as to whether death is annihilation or the migration of the soul; rather

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  • Bill Clinton Speech

    Criticizing Bill Clinton Speech Essay “If a President of the United States ever lied to the American people he should resign” William J. Clinton,1974 Introduction: Critics should pay a very special attention to the Bill Clinton apology speech. The speech of the ex-president Bill Clinton was a bright example of how perfect rhetoric techniques might fail to deliver the message of a president to a mass audience if it goes about his morality. In his speech, Clinton, actually confesses he had a

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  • Platos Apology

    Plato’s Apology, is by far one of the most logical yet critical thinking text that I have ever read. Plato describes Socrates, the accused atheist and corrupter of youth in ancient Athens, as a true beacon of ethics and morality. The method that Plato uses to depict Socrates on trial gives us a look back on how the trial of a man who encourages one of sound mind to ask questions even to those who are deemed wise in the eyes of others. Despite facing odds that are stacked highly against him, and this

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  • Apology V. Crito

    When reading the Apology one gets a feel for disobeying the law when the law stands in between of what one believes and what the law states. In the Crito one gets the feel of ethical conduct, to obey the laws, and to endure the blows one has received and accept them regardless of the consequences. The only problem with this is that the sequel contradicts the prequel. In the Apology, Socrates threatens to disobey a court order to cease philosophizing, among other orders. In the Crito, Socrates

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  • A Better Apology

    Comm. 2221 Research and Application Paper A Better Apology Introduction The interpersonal skill I have chosen is apology. Being apologetic shows strength and maturity to admit fault and failure. An apology can make or break a relationship. This skill is very important in any kind of relationship because it says the person is aware that they did something wrong and hurtful. This interpersonal skill is a powerful social skill that every person and child should property learn. If everyone practiced

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  • Apology by Socrates

    After reading Apology I feel bad for Socrates. I was disturbed because how can one person be jailed and sentenced to death because of his beliefs. One thing about Socrates is that he was a man with beliefs that he stood up for what he believed in no matter what the cost even if it costed him his life and freedom. Socrates was facing two charges. The first charge was that Socrates is an evil- doer and a curious person that searched into everything under the earth and above the heavens. Socrates

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  • The Apology Plato

    The Apology Plato What I found interesting about Plato’s Apology is how you can see Socrates values throughout this account or description of the trial. The Greek “apologia” translates as a defense, or a speech made in defense. I feel like the real defense was not so much a defense to save his life but a defense in which to safeguard or uphold his values about life and to defend his relationship with the Delphic Oracle. His honesty and directness may have got him into this situation but he contuined

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  • Apology Speech

    A transcript of the apology by Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd to the Forgotten Australians and former child migrants on 16th November 2009 at Parliament House, Canberra. Today, the Government of Australia will move the following motion of apology in the Parliament of Australia. We come together today to deal with an ugly chapter in our nation‟s history. And we come together today to offer our nation‟s apology. To say to you, the Forgotten Australians, and those who were sent to our shores as children

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  • Socrates

    In the Crito, Socrates makes some surprisingly strong claims about the moral authority of the state, which might even seem to be inconsistent both with another fundamental claim he makes in the Crito and with certain claims he makes in the Apology. I shall argue that although these claims seem to be in some tension with each other, the crucial claims about the authority of the state in the Crito can plausibly be interpreted in such a way as to remove any real inconsistency with the other claims.

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  • Brechtian Theatre - the Apology

    Zeal Theatre’s The Apology is set in present day Brisbane. The key themes and ideas of this play are self control, determination, choices, conflicts and resilience. The play is done in an epic style that is known in Brechtian Theatre. This assignment will analyse the dramatic and theatrical ‘Brechtian’ techniques used to challenge the audience’s viewing experience. The human context of the drama is established when a year 9 excursion to Boggo Road Gaol occurs. The protagonist, Ray Bones, is taunted

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  • Forced Adoptions

    the false distinction between capacities of young unwedded mothers to raising their children compared to the married financially secure mothers, along with analysing the shame and guilt felt by the mothers of losing their baby’s with the national apology trying to restore their lost dignity. The Oxford English Dictionary describes dignity as the quality of being worthy or honourable; worthiness, worth, nobleness and excellence (Oxford Dictionary).During the time when forced adoptions in Australia

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  • Healing Power of Apology

    It is uneasy to apologize to one man without hesitation, even after we hurt friends for ours' ambition. However, apology is a sign of communicative competence which plays a vital role in interpersonal relationships. I literally want to show a truth that the apology does not represent weakness, apology is one of the most powerful acts people can do, which will heal pains and differences. I am willing to take my experiences as an example. I had a quiet and gentle deskmate-Yuan, when I was a student

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  • Breaking Down the Apology and the Euthyphro

    APOLOGY Sophists The sophists were rhetoric teachers in Athens who lived at the same the as Socrates. They were major intellectual figures, and the term “sophist” means “wise person.” At that time “sophistry” was roughly equivalent to “rhetoric,” and rhetoric is the art of persuasion using language. However, the term ‘sophistry’ is now generally used to refer to manipulative forms of rhetoric. Protagorus * Was a Sophist Why was socrates unpopular * Two sets of

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  • Kobe Bryant Apology Post

    Ali Mousavi ENG 102 9/11/14 Rhetorical Analysis of an Apology Draft Kobe Bryant the 6-foot-6 guard was a member of the Lakers team that won three straight NBA championships in the 2000-2002 seasons. He was named most valuable player in the NBA All-Star game in the 2002 season. In 1998, Bryant became the youngest player to appear in an NBA All-Star game. On December 16, 2003 Professional basketball player Kobe Bryant was charged Friday afternoon with sexual assault of a 19-year-old woman in

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  • Apology Letter

    Review Case 1.1 Explain how Henry Miller uses outside resources to drive innovation. Identify the additional resources might they need if expanding to a new market like Malaysia. Henry Miller work is innovated by his own expertise, but does not end there. Instead of creating the designs for his company within, he outsources the company’s creative work to professional designers and fully understands that he could benefit from the creativity of his staff as well. By allowing his staff to take part

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  • The Apology Plato

    To do harm is to cause injury or damage. In Plato’s writing, “Apology”, his friend and teacher, Socrates, is accused by Meletus, among others, of causing harm to Athens and Athenians by “corrupting the young and of not believing in the gods in whom the city believes, but in other new spiritual things”.(27) Over the course of the trial arguments for both sides are presented, though Socrates’ own defense or “apology”, resonates with enough reason and logic to make his case believable while Meletus

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  • Aristotles Poetics in Apology by Plato

    Jane Doe Professor Urkel ENG-225 24 February 2012 Application of Aristotle's Poetics in the work Apology by Plato According to Aristotle, the criterion that is expressed in Poetics should be based on the matter, subjects and method. For example; for matter, the melody, rhythm and language are the key considerations to be looked into. The subjects in Poetics usually bring out the character traits that are related to human characteristics. This is what brings out the difference between tragic

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  • Aa Crisis

    Within an hour after the photo was posted, American Apparel removed it and issued an official apology on its Twitter account. According to its post, the photo was mistakenly reblogged by an international social media employee, who is too young to remember the Challenger’s explosion. The reactions from public were mixed with both positive and negative responses. However, most people didn’t think the apology was acceptable, especially the excuse of why the photo was showed on the account (Torossian

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  • Radio Shack Case Study Apology Letter

    career, we would like for you to know that we are available for assist you. Please contact your direct supervisor if you are in need of a reference and Human Resources for any questions related to your severance package. Again, I offer my utmost apologies. I hope that this event does not tarnish your pleasant memories while at Radio Shack and I wish you good luck in your future endeavors. Sincerely, Julian Day CEO Radio Shack Corporation

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  • Example of Apology Letter

    restaurant. Furthermore, you will get free breakfast and coffee for the next stay at our hotel as well, and I hope that we will have the satisfaction of you again. We are really sorry again for your bad experience at our hotel. Please accept my apologies for the inconveniences you endured. Yours Sincerely Natthaya Loasuriya Manager

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  • Medical Error

    Apologies to Patient Apologies should be given to Blaine Preuss because he was given Demerol shot for pain instead of Joshua Jenquin. Patients worry about the bad outcome of the medical error caused by getting treatment in a healthcare facility (Robbenolt, 2009). Besides, patients care about what happened to them. Patients should, therefore, receive an apology to ensure similar error do not occur in the future. About 18% of patients indicate that the physicians have knowledge about the medical

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  • Discuss the Process of Reconciliation Between Indigenous Australians and the Federal Government.

    Aboriginal people. In this essay will be discussed the government did wrong in the past. Next, a discussion the process of reconciliation, the way they have improved the relationship with Aboriginal Australian people. Finally will talk about why the apology is not enough for Aboriginal people. In order to discuss what the government did wrong thing in the past, we need to understand what the stolen generation is. The stolen generation describe the event where the Aboriginal children were forcibly

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  • Pakistan Negotiation

    which the 2014 withdrawal from Afghanistan will be a major point of discussion. Your negotiations will focus on (1) securing the GLOC, (2) continuing our kinetic strike program, (3) Coalition Support Fund (CSF) reimbursements, (4) the Salala incident apology, and (5) President Zardari’s participation at the NATO summit. BACKGROUND: Yours will be the third high-level visit to Pakistan after the pausing of relations in the wake of the November 26 Salala cross-border incident and subsequent closing

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  • The Philosophy of Socrates: a Lover of Wisdom

    basis for Western philosophy. Plato, the writer of The Apology, significantly respects Socrates and his dialogues act as a framework for our understanding in the passages. Our only record of his life comes from his associates, as Socrates never documented his opinions. A clear expression of Socrates’ philosophy is represented in The Apology. The purpose of this paper is to establish a clear demonstration of Socrates’ philosophy using The Apology as reference, and also explain my personal view on philosophy

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  • Apology

    History reveals that many communities from different parts of world migrated and settled in Canada, this communities brought their culture and values along with them. As the time elapsed new trends were introduced for the progress of the nation but Canadian government thought that this aboriginal communities cannot accept the changes taking place in the society because of their cultural values, language and traditions. As a result of which “Canadian government developed a policy called aggressive

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  • Residential Schools

    to its first guarded effort at apology and reconciliation in 1998. The Prime Minister announced in the Speech from the Throne in October 2007 that an apology would be associated with the launch of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The content of the apology is unknown as this is being written. We can hope that the Prime Minister will be guided by advice such as that presented in articles in this collection on the qualities of an authentic, effective apology. The gestures toward redress in

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  • Clouds and the Apology

    of the people. In Plato’s Apology, Socrates says that he is going against the traditions in order to show the importance of the traditions, although in a way that argues against it which is irritating to some. He claims that without him the state is likely to enter into a “deep sleep” meaning that it would be forgotten. In Aristophanes’ Clouds, he treats Socrates crudely because its purpose is for Just Arguments whereas Socrates used Unjust Arguments. In The Apology, Socrates gives a speech defend

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  • Public Apology

    Effective Apology All kinds of people make mistakes all the time from old to young & weak to strong, “Our mistakes are what make us human”, they follow us around even when we don’t think that we’ve made a mistake, what might be acceptable in my point of view might be unacceptable in others point of view, We human beings are walking offenders. To make it up for the mistake, a proper apology should be given. Apologies are considered important in any society; it is a powerful way to regain trust

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  • Soc 331 Week 5 Quiz

    African principle that promotes corrective justice through apology and recompense or reconciliation. A Fijian principle that allows an alleged rapist to avoid retributive justice through apology and recompense or reconciliation. A Fijian principle that requires corporal punishment as a means of apology and recompense or reconciliation. A South African principle that allows political leaders to avoid conviction for genocide through apology and recompense or reconciliation.   Question : Approximately

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  • Plato/Socrates

    TOPIC ONE: Socrates seems to come to the conclusion in the Crito that there is a moral obligation on the part of every citizen to obey the laws (or to persuade others to change them). But in the Apology, he mentions two cases of what he seems to think permissible disobedience to the laws: his past refusal to arrest Leon of Salamis, and his stated intention not to comply with judicial gag order. Does he contradict himself? Explain and defend your answer. NOTES: - Yes, Plato contradicts

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  • Has the Candian Government Done Enough to Heal the Wounds of the Residential Schools Aboriginal Student?

    four to sixteen living in the 1800’s until the 1990’s, life was not diverting due to the Residential School systems. Canada has been struggling to gain the forgiveness of the Residential School attendants and gladly, they had finally accepted our apologies, but will they ever forgive themselves for not being one of us? During the twentieth century, Residential Schools became widespread in all Canadian provinces and territories except Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland. Aboriginal

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  • Analysis of Socrates’ Passage in Apology

    for not believing in the gods of the state and for speaking with contempt to the high ranking officials of his time (Ober “Gadfly on Trial” 2). The accounts of his trials were written by his avid and equally popular student Plato in Apology (Colaiaco 17). In Apology, he quoted: For if you kill me you will not easily find another like me, who, if I may use such a ludicrous figure of speech, am a sort of gadfly, given to the state by the god; and the state is like a great and noble steed who is tardy

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  • Apology

    Apology Plato Published: -400 Categorie(s): Non-Fiction, Philosophy Source: http://en.wikisource.org 1 About Plato: Plato (Greek: Plátōn, "wide, broad-shouldered") (428/427 BC – 348/ 347 BC) was an ancient Greek philosopher, the second of the great trio of ancient Greeks –Socrates, Plato, originally named Aristocles, and Aris- totle– who between them laid the philosophical foundations of Western culture. Plato was also a mathematician, writer of philosophical dia- logues, and founder of the

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  • Edew

    There are deliberations that Socrates is supporting civil disobedience in the Apology, but in the Crito his extensive argument demonstrates that he is supporter of strict obedience to the Laws. In the Apology, Socrates argues that he is not guilty of breaking any law by not retrieving Leon of Salamis (32d). He adds that he would not obey the court if they find him guilty and order him to stop philosophizing (29d). On the other hand, Socrates states that every moral citizen should abide by the law

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  • Ethic in Management

    misunderstanding she has experience at work while dealing with a customer. The sender was the cashier, and the receiver was the customer. The message was that the cashier did not apologies and sympathies with the customer after made a mistake on her order by scanning two of her items twice. The customer said the cashier did not apologies for her mistake she just go ahead remove the item that she had scan twice and continue talking to her co-worker and disregard the customer and for the customer that was very

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