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f the former are included under one principle, the rational account.It is evident also that whereas the power of merely producing (or suffering) a given effect is implied in the power of producing that effect well , the contrary is not always true; for that which produces an effect well must also produce it, but that which merely produces a given effect does not necessarily produce it well.There are some, e.g. the Megaric school,Founded by Euclides of Megara, an enthusiastic admirer of Socrates. The Megarics adopted the Eleatic system and developed it along dialectical lines. who say that a thing only has potency when it functions, and that when it is not functioning it has no potency. E.g., they say that a man who is not building cannot build, but only the man who is building, and at the moment when he is building; and similarly in the other cases.It is not difficult to see the absurd consequences