Find Your Balance

Well, then, said I, is not this also likely and a necessary consequence of what has been said, that neither could men who are uneducated and inexperienced in truth ever adequately presider over a state, nor could those who had been permitted to linger on to the end in the pursuit of culture--the one because they have no single aim and purpose in life to which all their actions, public and private, must be directed, and the others, because they will not voluntarily engage in action, believe that while still living they have been transported to the Islands of the Blessed?