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[158a] in them we certainly have false perceptions, and it is by no means true that everything is to each man which appears to him; on the contrary, nothing is which appears.

Theaetetus
What you say is very true, Socrates.

Socrates
What argument is left, then, my boy, for the man who says that perception is knowledge and that in each case the things which appear are to the one to whom they appear?

Theaetetus
I hesitate to say, Socrates, that I have no reply to make, because you scolded me just now when I said that.


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