“The accusers cited two impious acts by Socrates: ‘failing to acknowledge the gods that the city acknowledges’ and ‘introducing new deities.”’
The Hemlock Podcast, hosted by Patrick Jolicoeur, intends to retrace for the modern era, the two Socratic tenets that landed Socrates the penalty of death by hemlock poison - refusing to acknowledge the ‘gods that the city acknowledges’, and ‘introducing new deities’, mostly by reintroducing ideals we used to hold dear.
WIth irreverence + joy, we’ll cover culture, politics, philosophy, history, and more. Enjoy and engage.
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