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[238e] for although I maintained that not-being could have nothing to do with either the singular or the plural number, I spoke of it just now, and am still speaking of it, as one; for I say “that which is not.” You understand surely?


And again a little while ago I said it was inexpressible, unspeakable, irrational. Do you follow me?

Yes, of course.

Then when I undertook to attach the verb “to be” to not-being

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