PlatoPlato, (429-347 BC) Greek philosopher

Plato Quote

“We see many instances of cities going down like sinking ships to their destruction. There have been such wrecks in the past and there surely will be others in the future, caused by the wickedness of captains and crews alike. For these are guilty men, whose sin is supreme ignorance of what matters most.”

~ Plato

Statesman 302a

Ratings and Comments

Monkin, Columbia, MO

One can only wonder how Plato could have foreseen the election of Obama and his ilk and the destruction of the American way of life?

E Archer, NYC

The financial-powers-that-be that keep this circus going know how to select presidential candidates that exhibit immense ignorance and narcissism to better serve the ruling elite in the end. Globalist politicians in general do not have time to really think and get into details -- they have only simple answers to complex problems: 'the world needs saving and we are here to save it -- that's why we are taking more money from you.' The crashing of cities is due to the supreme ignorance of the nature of coin and credit -- flood a state with 'debt-as-money' and the more properous you are the more in debt you are! Try to wrap your head around that one!! Another reason most just ignore the real causes of economic crashes -- it is a mind f@#$, and it is meant to be...

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RBESRQ    6/15/10

Ignorance yes, but also orchestrated greed - from Reagan on there is supreme ignorance - there were moments when the ship could have been saved but the captains and crew were to busy with matters of skulduggery.

J Carlton, Calgary

Ladies and Gentlemen...."Detroit" is now a third world city. Inflation, welfare and unions helped the demise of this once powerful industrial icon. So much for government "help".

Anonymous, Andrews

Clinton, Frank and Dodd, ruined the banking business and Obama has used the dilemma to take over government. Americans had better wake up to this administration. If we allow them to continue we will lose our liberty - it has already begun. They disregarded the wishes of the people on health care and it will not stop there

jim k, Austin,Tx

What does Detroit, Youngstown, Cleveland, and states like Michigan,and New Jersey have in common ? They are broke, in debt up to their eyeballs, have terrible economies, are heavily unionized and run by liberal democrats.


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