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Who is an educator How and what heshe can teach someone for the development of responsible citizenship With regard the questions above there will be comparisons of the texts Platos Apology and Aristophanes Clouds In Apology at passage 20 b Socrates inquires being a teacher But seeing that they are human beings whom do you intend to get as their instructor Who is the expert in perfecting the human and social qualities I assume from the fact of your having sons you must have considered the question Is there such a person or not In Apology at passage 19 b and c Socrates briefly explain the reasons of accusations against him Those are inquiring the things below the earth and in the sky making the weaker argument defeat the stronger and teaching others to follow his examples which corrupts the young and he mention s Aristophanes play as a kind of root for these accusations At 19 c he says he does not try to educate people and charge a fee Unlike in Aristophanes Clouds Socrates charges Strepsiades to educate his son As we see In Platos Socrates Socrates claims he does not teach and charge a fee whereas in Aristophanes Socrates in Clouds he teaches by charging a fee In addition In Apology at passage 20 c Socrates emphasize on being master in the subject you teach to charge your students for a fee and he claims he can not teach since he did not master in any subject He sees himself as who is in interaction with the people and youth of Athens in informal discussions not lectures or lessons Socrates inquires possessing wisdom and he concludes that he does not have such a wisdom and the God Delphi is the one who posses that wisdom However he claims he is the wisest man since he knows that he know nothing So when you compare human wisdom with divine wisdom human wisdom
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