Aristotle's Politics

What can we describe the diffence between understanding of Socrates' private politics and public politics?

In the Apology, Socrates said that he talked with the people of Athena by one by. He didn't give a speech at the public area. Because, according to him, politics as a public affair, is something not fair. 

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In the Apology, Socrates seems to think that his life (i.e. his private well-being) is good for the public. He is the gadfly who prompts the conscience of the community. Harming him harms the Athenian community.