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[898d] Now attend to this further point.

What is that?

If soul drives round the sum total of sun, moon and all other stars, does it not also drive each single one of them?


Then let us construct an argument about one of these stars which will evidently apply equally to them all.

About which one?

The sun's body is seen by everyone, its soul by no one. And the same is true of the soul of any other body, whether alive or dead, of living beings. There is, however, a strong suspicion that this class of object, which is wholly imperceptible to sense,

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