For this weekly check-in, read the following short selection from Plato’s Republic, then answer the questions below the link in your own original thread. In addition to your original post, offer responses to at least two classmates to let them know whether you share their views and why or why not.
What is magical about the Ring of Gyges that the main speaker (Glaucon) describes? Do you agree that people are only moral to receive rewards and to avoid punishments? Explain your answer using an example from your own experience.