"A long, long, time ago, almost two and a half thousand years ago, a very wise man lived in the city of Athens. His name was Socrates and some people say he was the wisest man who ever lived".

This is how a fairytale for ancient Greek philosopher Socrates would start.

How Socrates turned from sculpting to transform stone into art to sculpting the human soul through self-discovery and philosophy? How he got inspired by the job of his mother, a midwife, to help people discover ideas within them just as if they were giving birth? What was so provocative about the teachings that made his fellow citizens condemn him to death? How his core message came to be "forgiveness"?

 

The story of Greece's greatest philosopher told like a fairytale by the psychotherapist Donald Robertson. Read it