[146d] “So it appears.” “Well then, if a thing is other than something, will it not be other than that which is other than it?” “Certainly.” “Are not all things which are not one, other than one, and the one other than the not one?” “Of course.” “Then the one would be other than the others.” “Yes, it is other.” “Consider; are not the absolute same and the absolute other opposites of one another?” “Of course.” “Then will the same ever be in the other, or the other in the same?” “No.” “Then if the other can never be in the same, there is no existing thing
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