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And yet the argument is not likely to admit both. But still, since we must not shrink from any risk, what if we should try to do a shameless deed?

What is it?

To undertake to tell what it really is to know.

And why is that shameless?

You seem not to remember that our whole talk from the beginning has been a search for knowledge, because we did not know what it is.

Oh yes, I remember.

Then is it not shameless to proclaim what it is to know, when we are ignorant of knowledge?

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