Confucius and Socrates

Your trivia for the day: By most sources, Confucious died in 479B.C., and Socrates was born in 469B.C. Only ten years apart!

It was theoretically possible for someone to have met them both. I'm 100% sure no one did, but the possibility is sort of cool.

Interesting too that philosophy and science exploded in China and Greece almost simultaneously, as if the world had reached a point where great advances became possible.

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