What does Socrates say about his divine sign? Probably the fullest description of Socrates’ daimonion is in Plato’s Apology 31c, where Socrates says: I have a divine sign [daimonion] from the god which… began when I was a child. It is a voice, and whenever it speaks it turns me away from something I am about to do, but it never turns me towards anything.
What is Socrates spiritual sign? One of the most remarkable features of Socrates is his. notorious divine sign (δαιμόνιον). It was probably widely discussed i. Socrates’ own day,1 and continued to receive considerable attention un. the end of Antiquity.
What is the divine mission of Socrates? He believed that his mission from the god was to examine his fellow citizens and persuade them that the most important good for a human being was the health of the soul.
What deity did Socrates believe in? Socrates also believes in deity, but his conception is completely different from the typical Athenians. While to the Athenians gods are human-like and confused, Socrates believes god to be perfectly good and perfectly wise. His god is rationally moral. His god also has a purpose.