scouts-l Mail Archive for February of 2000: Re: looking for a quote
Kevin E. Johnson (KevinKnSC@AOL.COM
Thu Feb 24 2000 - 17:31:58 CST
In a message dated 2/24/00 02:10:26 Mountain Standard Time,
> "Our youth now love luxury, they have bad manners, contempt for authority;
> they show disrespect for their elders and love chatter in places of
> exercise. They no longer rise when others enter the room. They contradict
> their parents, chatter before company, gobble their food and tyrannize
> their teachers. "
> -- Socrates - 5th Century BC
For what it's worth, a 1954 study could find no evidence of Socrates ever
actually saying this.
Magness Camp Director