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[304c] or that those sciences should control this one, or that this should control and rule all the others?

Younger Socrates
This should control those others.

You mean that the science which decides whether we ought to learn or not should control the science which is learnt or teaches?

Younger Socrates

And the science which decides whether to persuade or not should control that which can persuade?

Younger Socrates

Well, then, to what science shall we assign the power of persuading a multitude or a mob by telling edifying stories,

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