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Two thousand years ago, Plato wrote the collected dialogues

Two thousand years ago, Plato wrote the collected dialogues in which he presented the views of Socrates on the important issues of those times. Socrates, Plato tells us, argued that books would destroy thought. How could this be? After all, books, reading, and writing are considered to be the very essence of the educated, intellectual citizen. How could one of the foremost thinkers of civilization deny their importance?

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