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But the bad soul, if it proceeds in a mad and disorderly way.

That also is right.

Then what is the nature of the motion of reason? Here, my friends, we come to a question that is difficult to answer wisely; consequently, it is fitting that you should now call me in to assist you with the answer.

Very good.

In making our answer let us not bring on night, as it were, at midday, by looking right in the eye of the sun,1 as though with mortal eyes we could ever behold reason and know it fully;

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