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Socratic Dialog

Socratic Dialogue

Socrates is in a discussion with a cigarette salesman, but neither of the two knows of the addictiveness of cigarettes.

Socrates: Ah Mr. Cigarette Salesman, I was just watching you and I swear upon my life, I almost bought a cigarette

Cigarette Salesman: Ah yes, you should have bought one, I saw you watching, your eyes seemed glued to me.

Socrates: Its amazing seeing how fast the lines build up outside of your stall, and its seems that customers return every market, twice a day, looking for your cigarettes. I have never seen anything like it.

Cigarette Salesman: No, no I doubt you have, many are calling my stall the most successful of all time, it seems my ...

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to your business rest assured I have no desire to enter the world of commerce

Cigarette Salesman: Alright then Socrates, it seems you are a good man who is only trying to understand the world, I shall help you. My cigarettes contain tobacco, paper and a foam filter

Socrates: So that is all I need? it cannot be, where does the smoke come from for I have seen tobacco before and it is not smoking like your cigarettes

Cigarette Salesman: Oh haha why Socrates that is the smoke caused by the burning of the tobacco after the cigarette has been set aflame

Socrates: Oh I see, so in total there is tobacco, paper, a foam filter and flame, strange it seems such a simple product for so profitable a business. I wonder why other drugs are not so profitable, say marijuana

Cigarette Salesman: Well I cannot say that I know why, but I can confirm that cigarettes are a better business choice

Socrates: But if you do not know why then how can you be so sure, say: if there are two ...

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Added: 5/7/2012 08:11:08 PM
Submitted By: williambrenn
Category: Philosophy
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