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[183a]

Theodorus
So it seems.

Socrates
This would be a fine result of the correction of our answer, when we were so eager to show that all things are in motion, just for the purpose of making that answer prove to be correct. But this, I think, did prove to be true, that if all things are in motion, every answer to any question whatsoever is equally correct, and we may say it is thus or not thus—or, if you prefer, “becomes thus,” to avoid giving them fixity by using the word “is.”

Theodorus
You are right.

Socrates
Except, Theodorus, that I said “thus,” and “not thus”; but we ought not even to say “thus”;


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