That’s not the state. That’s a selfish motivation which is individualist and modern-times. Socrates, via Xenophon (so really it was Xenophon who lived in a different century) was arguing (using Socrates’ voice) that the State should train people but since it does not, you should train yourself to be valuable for use by the State.

That’s not the state. That’s a selfish motivation which is individualist and modern-times.
Socrates, via Xenophon (so really it was Xenophon who lived in a different century) was arguing (using Socrates’ voice) that the State should train people but since it does not, you should train yourself to be valuable for use by the State.
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