Accused by the Athenian government of denying the gods and corrupting the young through his teachings, Socrates (469–399 B.C.) was offered the choice of renouncing ...
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Here the philosopher continues to speak even while reaching for the cup, demonstrating his indifference to death and his unyielding commitment to his ideals.
This is the story of the first martyr of free speech. Socrates is on trial for his life. He will be put to death. 2500 years later we remember his words.