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21 Ethics: Stobaeus 11.15.33 [= Democrates 53] II.15.36 [= Democrates 55] D42. Fine speech does not obscure a bad act, nor is a good act spoiled by the calumny of speech. 11.15.40 D43. Ease is the worst of all teachers for the young; for it is that which gives birth to those pleasures from which wickedness arises. 11.31.56 [The main manuscript ascribes this maxim to Democrates, and the following sequence 44-6 to 'the same author/]

D44. Children who are allowed not to take pains ... would not learn letters or music or athletics or respect, which above all maintains virtue; for it is from those things especially that respect tends to arise. 11.31.57 [The main manuscript indicates that 'to take pains' is qualified by an adverb, but the sense of the ms. text 'in a foreign fashion' is unsatisfactory. Wachsmuth emends to give 'allowed to take pains in emulation of one another.']

D45. Education is an adornment in good fortune and a refuge in misfortune. 11.31.58 D46. One will seem to promote virtue better by using encouragement and persuasion of speech than law and necessity. For it is likely that he who is held back from wrongdoing by law will err in secret, but that he who is urged to what he should by persuasion will do nothing wrong either in secret or openly. Therefore he who acts rightly from understanding and knowledge proves to be at the same time courageous and right-minded. 11.31.59 11.31.65 [= D28] D47. Learning achieves fine things through taking pains, but evils one acquires of themselves without any pains. And indeed they often prevent someone, even against his will, from being such ... [remainder of text uncertain]. 11.31.66

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The Atomists -- Leucippus and Democritus  

MACEDONIA is GREECE and will always be GREECE- (if they are desperate to steal a name, Monkeydonkeys suits them just fine) ΦΕΚ,ΚΚΕ,ΚΝΕ,ΚΟΜΜ...

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