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[160a] and makes the percipient different and other: nor can that which acts on me ever by union with another produce the same result or become the same in kind; for by producing another result from another passive element it will become different in kind.

That is true.

And neither shall I, furthermore, ever again become the same as I am, nor will that ever become the same as it is.


And yet, when I become percipient, I must necessarily become percipient of something, for it is impossible to become percipient and perceive nothing; and that which is perceived must become so to someone,

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