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My Little Republic: Plato Is Magic

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My Little Republic: Plato Is Magic

Postby Nephele » Thu Aug 08, 2013 9:38 am

For those here familiar with the My Little Pony phenomenon (bronies are everywhere on the Net), this has got to be one of the wildest (and fascinating) essays on Plato's Republic ever written.

The author, "Starswirl the Goateed" (clearly a brony), certainly appears to know his Plato. In his essay, he shows how the societal, economic, and governmental depictions of Equestria in MLP parallel those of Plato's Republic:

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Re: My Little Republic: Plato Is Magic

Postby Midieval Fantasy » Thu Aug 08, 2013 12:07 pm

I read the first few paragraphs. This seems vastly intriguing. I can't wait to read it all!
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