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[589b] complete domination1 over the entire man and make him take charge2 of the many-headed beast—like a farmer3 who cherishes and trains the cultivated plants but checks the growth of the wild—and he will make an ally4 of the lion's nature, and caring for all the beasts alike will first make them friendly to one another and to himself, and so foster their growth.” “Yes, that in turn is precisely the meaning of the man who commends justice.” “From every point of view, then, the panegyrist of justice

1 Cf. Arnold, Culture and Anarchy, p. 10 “Religion says: ‘The kingdom of God is within you’; and culture, in like manner, places human perfection in an internal condition, in the growth and predominance of our humanity proper, as distinguished from our animality.”

2 Cf. Gorg. 516 A-B.

3 Cf. Theaet. 167 B-C, and What Plato Said, p. 456, on Euthyphro 2 D.

4 Cf. 441 A.

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