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Wisdom is the Search

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The cliche that has come down to us is that Socrates once said, “The unexamined life is not worth living.” That phrasing should not go unexamined . . .

ἀνεξέταστος βίος οὐ βιωτὸς ἀνθρώπῳ)

Anexetastos can mean “unexamined,” but also, “not searched out.”

Biōtos (where we get the prefix bio) doesn’t mean “worth living” but rather “to be lived.”

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David Breeden

David Breeden

Poet, Senior Minister at First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis, a Humanist congregation. Amazon author's page amazon.com/author/davidbreeden

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