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Socrates opens the Edinburgh Book Festival (sort of)

From an item in the Scotsman: WHEN westen civilisation began, it was in the Agora, or marketplace, of Athens. There, in the Golden Age of Athenian democracy, about 450 years before the birth of Christ, Socrates – the man who, remember, thought the unexamined life not worth living – would contribute his pennyworth to discussions [...]
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