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Theaetetus
All those things seem to me absurd.

Stranger
And it must be conceded that motion and that which is moved exist.

Theaetetus
Of course.

Stranger
Then the result is, Theaetetus, that if there is no motion, there is no mind in anyone about anything anywhere.

Theaetetus
Exactly.

Stranger
And on the other hand, if we admit that all things are in flux and motion, we shall remove mind itself from the number of existing things by this theory also.

Theaetetus
How so?

Stranger
Do you think that sameness of quality or nature


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