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does not the insatiate desire for liberty, accompanied with indifference to other things, effect a change in democracy, and make the demand for tyranny inevitable?"
" How so?"
" Whenever, I think, a democratic state, which is thirsting for freedom, has fallen under the rule of wicked cup-bearers and has drunk too deep of the unmixed wine of liberty, then, unless the rulers are entirely submissive and supply great draughts of freedom, it straightway subjects them to censure and punishes them as accursed oligarchs."
" Yes," he said, " they do that."
" And those," said I, " who are obedient to rulers, it insults, treating them as willing slaves and worthless. It praises and honors in private and in public the rulers who are like subjects and the subjects who take the airs of rulers. Is it not inevitable that in such a state liberty runs riot? "
" Doubtless it does."
" Yes, my friend," said I, " and the contagion of anarchy steals into private families, and at last spreads so far as to infect even the animals."
" What do you mean by that? "
" I mean, for instance, that the father accustoms himself to treat his child as an equal, and to fear his sons, that the son makes himself equal to his father, and does not reverence or fear his parents, since through obedience to them he may suffer the loss of liberty ; that the metic is on an equality with the citizen, and the citizen with the metic, while the stranger fares as well as either."

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