Anyway, I knew you needed to know who said that about examining life to make it worth living. Someone has to be held responsible. Too bad he is dead. Truly, I hope his school of thought is not lost.
Through his portrayal in Plato's dialogues, Socrates has become renowned for his contribution to the fields of ethics and epistemology. It is this Platonic Socrates who lends his name to the concepts of Socratic irony and the Socratic method* Epistemology. Socratic irony. This could be the start of something new...new, for the new year.
*Lifted from Wikipedia