Consider all the topics we covered this semester in our discussions. Which topic or topics did you find most stimulating and interesting? Why did you like this topic or these topics?
Also, how do you plan to use the information you learned from these topics in the future?
Since this is a personal response, you don’t have to respond to your classmates for this discussion unless you choose to.
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Read in Reading the World Introduction to Chapter 6 “Law and Government” pp. 381-383
Read in Reading the World “Letter from Birmingham Jail” pp. 425-440
Read in Reading the World “In Quest of Democracy” pp. 442-448
n small before it became small. Moreover, if things only became smaller, and not larger, eventually everything would be miniscule. And if it was the other way around, where everything only became larger, and not smaller, everything would eventually be one thing, because everything would have joined together. If this were the case then we would notice that things only become smaller, shorter, or uglier, and never their opposites, or vice versa. Socrates shows that things do transition from two opposites, by referencing to observable examples. He contrasts this to death, and claims that there has to be a cycle of becoming alive and becoming dead, or else everything would become dead, or vice versa. The analogies that Socrates uses are applicable to every corporeal thing in the universe. Everything is either large or small, tall or short, etcetera. He claims that there is a process of becoming from its opposite (e.g. something becoming larger from being small), and that this process is cyclical. For if everythi>GET ANSWER