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[160c] it is or becomes absolutely, nor can he accept such a statement from anyone else. That is the meaning of the doctrine we have been describing.

Yes, quite so, Socrates.

Then, since that which acts on me is to me and to me only, it is also the case that I perceive it, and I only?

Of course.

Then to me my perception is true; for in each case it is always part of my being; and I am, as Protagoras says, the judge of the existence of the things that are to me and of the non-existence of those that are not to me.

So it seems.

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