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[307d] and probably in many others. For men who are akin to each class, I imagine, praise some qualities as their own and find fault with those of their opposites as alien to themselves, and thus great enmity arises between them on many grounds.

Younger Socrates
Yes, that is likely to be the case.

Stranger
Now this opposition of these two classes is mere childÕs play but when it affects the most important matters it becomes a most detestable disease in the state.

Younger Socrates
What matters does it affect?


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