Socrates bans new music…threatens the whole system
Page 1056 of our edition (section 424)
“Above all, they must guard as carefully as they can against any innovation in music and poetry….the guardians must beware of changing to a new form of music, since it threatens the whole system.”
I’ve done my five pages today.
Those of you who are attempting the five-page-a-day method, let me know how it’s going.
p.s. great call with Susan Neiman yesterday – can’t wait for the dinner in NY with her. She was great!