The gadfly that will not go away

Dr Govinda KC reminds me of Socrates—the relentless critique of maleficence in the Athenian State. Socrates was, in words attributed to him in Plato’s Apology, a “gadfly” attached to the Athenian state. Unable to silence him, the Athenian authority charged him for corrupting the mind of the young and sentenced him to death by poisoning. The gadfly that will not go away
Naresh Koirala
Published at : October 23, 2017
Updated at : October 23, 2017 08:39

Naresh Koirala

Koirala is a retired engineering consultant and political observer. He lives in Vancouver, Canada.