Plato on Life After Death

Modern scholars love to present the classical Greek and Roman authors as godless men who promoted all of the immorality in fashion in today’s anti-Christian society.  They are, however, liars.  The wise men of the past were good, and knew many truths without the assistance of divine revelation.  God, according to Catholic tradition, judges them not based on Christian truth, but on the truth that was available to them when and where they lived. Consider this passage from the Republic of Plato, on life after death.  Does this sound like the stuff of ungodly men? “Socrates, when a man thinks … Continue