The popular murder of truth
Posted by Simon Parke, 30 Oct 2018
Is popular opinion important to you? Are you keen to appease it, to ride on the back of it?
Socrates didn’t feel bound by what everyone else was saying. He didn’t feel popular opinion was a guide for anything of value.
‘Ordinary people just act at random,’ he says, which is not a line much in currency today among our political leaders…
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