Blog your answers to rhetoric question number 2 on page 500 and to the following questions
- In the first paragraph, what does the speaker identify as his purpose?
- Characterize the tone of Socrates (the main speaker). of Glaucon and Glaucon's attitude?
- Read paragraph 29 carefully. Explain the implication the speaker makes about the way humans live. Does such a characterization apply today?
- Inferring from Plato's argument in this allegory, where can we assume morality and ethics come from?