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[439b] or to learn from the truth both the truth itself and whether the image is properly made?

I think it is certainly better to learn from the truth.

How realities are to be learned or discovered is perhaps too great a question for you or me to determine; but it is worth while to have reached even this conclusion, that they are to be learned and sought for, not from names but much better through themselves than through names.

That is clear, Socrates.

Then let us examine one further point to avoid being deceived by the fact that most of these names tend in the same direction.

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