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What Would Plato Do?

A quiz whose answers only a True Plato would know...

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  1. This painting is...

    A copy of a copy.
    A copy of a copy.
    Beauty, because the woman is key to the ideal state.
    Beauty, because the woman is key to the ideal state.
    Very nice.
    Very nice.
  2. How many parts make up the soul? (if any)

    None. The soul is one.
    None. The soul is one.
    Three.
    Three.
    1/4th cup.
    1/4th cup.
  3. Justice is...

    Doing your part/role.
    Doing your part/role.
    Just is.
    Just is.
    Undefinable.
    Undefinable.
  4. Can art be dangerous?

    It really depends on the.
    It really depends on the.
    When it is provocative, yes.
    When it is provocative, yes.
    Maybe, but one should not fear what is merely illusion anyways.
    Maybe, but one should not fear what is merely illusion anyways.
  5. What are the four cardinal virtues?

    Justice, Piety, Modulation, Righteousness
    Justice, Piety, Modulation, Righteousness
    Formsation, Idealation, Platonismation, Imitation
    Formsation, Idealation, Platonismation, Imitation
    Justice, Moderation, Courage, Wisdom
    Justice, Moderation, Courage, Wisdom
  6. A communal life will...

    Have lots of communion.
    Have lots of communion.
    Be maintained with reasonable amounts of reason.
    Be maintained with reasonable amounts of reason.
    Be sacrificial for the individual, but rewarding for the collective.
    Be sacrificial for the individual, but rewarding for the collective.
  7. A just man...

    Balances his 3-parted soul.
    Balances his 3-parted soul.
    Participates in the Just Form.
    Participates in the Just Form.
    Will act very justly.
    Will act very justly.

What Would Plato Do?

You got: Forms Plato

It can't be...The ideal Plato of the Realm of Forms?!!! You know everything there is to know about knowing about everything! The Form of Wisdom itself! Your answers will be imitated for eternities ton come. Thank you for gracing this quiz with your presence.

Forms Plato
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You got: Normal (Old) Plato

Well look who it is. Plato himself. Okay, okay, you're pretty knowledgeable of the Platonic way, but you're a little rusty. Can't blame you. How old are you anyways, Plato? Mid-1500s?

Normal (Old) Plato
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You got: Play-Doh

Nope. No cigar for you, "art" Plato (that's Platonian for fake). Try again.

Play-Doh
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  1. This painting is...

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    Beauty, because the woman is the key to the ideal state.
    Beauty, because the woman is the key to the ideal state.
    A copy of a copy of a human. Fake.
    A copy of a copy of a human. Fake.
    Artful.
    Artful.
  2. How many parts make up the soul? (if any)

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    Three.
    Three.
    Trick question. The soul is a continuous entity.
    Trick question. The soul is a continuous entity.
    Two.
    Two.
  3. What are the four cardinal, Platonic virtues?

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    Formsation, Platonismation, Idealation, Imitation
    Formsation, Platonismation, Idealation, Imitation
    Justice, Wisdom Teeth, Modulation, Courage
    Justice, Wisdom Teeth, Modulation, Courage
    Justice, Wisdom, Moderation, Courage
    Justice, Wisdom, Moderation, Courage
  4. A communal life will...

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    Have lots of communion.
    Have lots of communion.
    Be achieved with reasonable amounts of reason.
    Be achieved with reasonable amounts of reason.
    Be sacrificial on an individual level, but rewarding for the collective.
    Be sacrificial on an individual level, but rewarding for the collective.
  5. Can art be dangerous?

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    When it is provocative, yes.
    When it is provocative, yes.
    Maybe, but humans should not fear illusions (which art is merely) anyways.
    Maybe, but humans should not fear illusions (which art is merely) anyways.
    No; it can only further the world of the Forms.
    No; it can only further the world of the Forms.
  6. Justice is...

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    Impossible to define.
    Impossible to define.
    Doing your role.
    Doing your role.
    Just is.
    Just is.
  7. The just man...

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    Keeps imitating the just around him.
    Keeps imitating the just around him.
    Keeps the harmony of his 3-parted soul.
    Keeps the harmony of his 3-parted soul.
    Very justly in all his actions.
    Very justly in all his actions.

What Would Plato Do?

You got: Forms Plato

It can't be...The ideal Plato?!!! You know all there is to know about knowing! The Form of wisdom itself! Thank you for gracing this quiz with your presence. Your answers will be imitated for eternities to come.

Forms Plato
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You got: Normal Old Plato

Okay, okay. You're pretty knowledgeable of the ways of the Plato, I can't lie. It seems you do need to brush up on some philosophies, however, but I can't blame you. How old are you know anyways, Plato? Mid-1500s?

Normal Old Plato
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You got: Play-Doh

Nope. Not even close. You cannot fool me. You're a copy of a copy of a copy. "Art" Plato (that's Platonian for you're a bad remake of Plato). Try Again.

Play-Doh
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