that they must have the right education,
whatever it is, if they are to have what will do most to make them gentle to
one another and to their charges.” “That is
right,” he said. “In addition, moreover, to such an
education a thoughtful man would affirm that their houses and the
possessions provided for them ought to be such as not to interfere with the
best performance of their own work as guardians and not to incite them to
wrong the other citizens.”
Plato. Plato in Twelve Volumes, Vols. 5 & 6 translated by Paul Shorey. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1969.
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