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It All Started with Plato

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August 21, 2009

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Plato was the first of the "planners" and the true founder of socialism. In his Republic the Athenian philosopher set out a blueprint for the evolution of what has come to be called the "Welfare State", writes S. Harcourt-Rivington.

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