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Death of Socrates

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"The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently." -- Nietzsche

The Death of Socrates by David.  Socrates accepts the cup of hemlock while Plato (who was not actually present) sits depicted as an old man at the foot of the bed on the left.