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    Plato, The POTUS, and The Virtuous Soul

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    What would constitute a virtuous soul? Provide an answer by evaluating the behavior of the POTUS referencing the prisoner swap.

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    http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jun/10/bowe-bergdahl-swap-republicans-angry-obama-officials-knew

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    Plato views a virtuous soul as one whose reason controls all other facets, appetite or spirited. When it came to the POTUS, people instantly and continuously jumped on the potential that the POTUS' decision was too influenced by a SPIRITED desire to ...

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    The recent decision of the POTUS as the head of the Executive Branch to agree to a prisoner swap against Congress is discussed in more detail, as regards Plato's definition of "virtue" and "soul."

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