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INTRODUCTION

ethical import seems never to be lost sight of in the Republic; therefore Homer's gloomy and false pictures of the life in Hades must be rejected, lest they weaken the courage of the future warriors, who are to be more afraid of slavery than of death.
Furthermore, those passages of the great epics which represent the gods and heroes giving way to excessive lamentations, or indulging in uproarious laughter, have a baneful influence upon the mind, and must be excluded from the State; for from everything that enervates and enfeebles the character the young men must be delivered. And, as we have observed, they must set a high value upon truth, seeing that the lie is a dangerous thing, to be used perhaps by physicians in dealing with the insane, or in treating diseases, or by magistrates in deceiving the enemy for the advantage of the commonwealth, but not to be meddled with by private individuals. Again, they must be taught the distinctive virtue of youth, self-control or temperance, which includes obedience to rulers, control of the desires that find their gratification in drinking, feasting and love, and restraint of sordid avarice, and of insolence, or proud contempt for both gods and men. The inculcation of this cardinal virtue will imply the exclusion of many a Homeric text and episode from Plato's secondary school.

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