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Japanese magazine ridiculed for 'Socrates' dating advice

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Socrates is also credited with the famous remark: "By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you will be happy. If you get a bad one, you will be a philosopher."

Just goes to show that not all "smart" people have all the answers!

I am a "philosopher" with a great wife and I'm happy too! (Been that way for over 35 years now!)

Best advice I can share to both the men and women here, be honest! Goes a long way to building a lasting and strong relationship!

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Chicks don't need dating advice, a perfectly timed smile will win a guys heart instantly.

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@Burning Bush

You sound like Socrates.

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I think Burning Bush's comment was regarding the shallowness of men, and not women.

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Thought it'd be gals just need to put out

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Apparently the article was satire

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Apparently the article was satire

Stick around here long enough and you will find out that it's not! (Sad but true)

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Philosophers don’t sit around waiting for the next story to break on Japan Today.

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if you wanna be happy for the rest of your life

never make a pretty woman your wife

and for my personal post of view

get an ugly girl to marry you...

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Lots of people have to many issues, to be in a relationship, first they should concentrate on their issues, by not unwittingly imposing your issues on another person

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She said I was socratic, but it was entirely platonic.

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Stick around here long enough and you will find out that it's not! (Sad but true)

Yeah I should have added that even if it was satire it's uncomfortably close to reality.

Poe's law at work

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They say the majority of women, fake it in bed to please a man ego if that the case,the woman is being used, and in the process, not getting her need met physically or emotionally

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Chicks don't need dating advice, a perfectly timed smile will win a guys heart instantly.

Says women don’t need dating advice. Proceeds to give them dating advice.

Okay, Socrates... (rolls eyes)

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Chicks don't need dating advice, a perfectly timed smile will win a guys heart instantly.

Bush is right, when you get older and look back it's those smiles you remember... and where they led to, or might have done...

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All about stroking the man's ego. Well, what a surprise.

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Women hold all the cards in the dating world. They don’t need pickup lines.

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Women hold all the cards in the dating world. They don’t need pickup lines.

I remember Christopher Hitchens causing an uproar with an article about why women aren’t funny - they don’t need to be.

I don’t agree with him that women aren’t funny, but I get his point that they have to do much less when it comes to pick up lines.

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Compliment a man by comparing him to an old, bald philosopher! Lol.

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Chicks don't need dating advice, a perfectly timed smile will win a guys heart instantly.

Says women don’t need dating advice. Proceeds to give them dating advice. 

Okay, Socrates... (rolls eyes)

It went over your head.

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"You sound like Socrates"

"Who?"

Seriously, not many men today know who Socrates was. Some men who are really into sports would think about the captain of the Brasilian national football team in World Cups 1982 and 1986.

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We don't really know what Socrates sounded like., but maybe his voice was enough to make you want to drink poison, or the other way around.

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@nanda

What’s the other way round? Drinking poison was enough to make you want to hear his voice???

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@luca, he was finally forced to drink poison!

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"OK, Socrates" is the new "OK, Boomer."

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@nanda

Got it now! : )

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