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[158b] But really I cannot dispute that those who are insane or dreaming have false opinions, when some of them think they are gods and others fancy in their sleep that they have wings and are flying.

Socrates
Don't you remember, either, the similar dispute about these errors, especially about sleeping and waking?

Theaetetus
What dispute?

Socrates
One which I fancy you have often heard. The question is asked, what proof you could give if anyone should ask us now, at the present moment, whether we are asleep and our thoughts are a dream, or whether we are awake


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