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#182637 - 02/15/09 04:56 PM maieutic; Joined: Jun 2008
Posts: 9,081 LukeJavan8
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Land of the Flat Water
bringing a person's latent ideas into clear consciousness.
From the Greek, maieuesthai, of or pertaining to a midwife.
Socrates compared himself to a philosophical midwife, who
through his questioning could enduce the delivery of
superior understanding in the other person's mind, because
the knowledge was already present in that person's mind.
----please, draw me a sheep----
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