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Throughout the plight of man there has always been an ongoing search for justice Within this journey exists the question What is true justice In bringing together the topics of truth and justice many conclusions can be drawn to answer the above question In Platos Apology he is able to defend his position and explain how truth and justice go hand in hand From the beginning Plato makes clear to the audience that what he has to say is truthful and just I put my trust in the justice of what I say Morgan 6 During the first part of his defense both truth and justice are introduced together Plato is simply making clear the fact that without any doubt he fully believes and trusts in the justice of his own defense This is important because the base of his defense lies in telling the truth to achieve justice Plato realizes that to seek justice one must not consider oneself wise In class we have discussed this issue and defined it as a certain type of search In order to learn knowledge one must search If one believes he has knowledge and does not search there is no way to find justice Plato is smart because he knows that he does not know He is aware of the fact that he must search and ask questions in order to seek out the truth that lies within justice Unfortunately this quest brings about conflict Platos search makes others within the community nervous They believe that the knowledge they possess allows them insight above everyone else These leaders do not to bring about new questions and searches making their quest for justice false In turn the leaders of the community who think they possess knowledge bring forth the unjust prosecution of PlatoAs Plato continues with his speech he discusses his own personal search for wisdom He goes to three groups of people and finds different levels of
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