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[160d] for that which is said to be non-existent is known none the less, and is known to be different from other things, is it not?” “Certainly.” “Then we should begin at the beginning by asking: if one is not, what must follow? In the first place this must be true of the one, that there is knowledge of it, or else not even the meaning of the words 'if the one does not exist' would be known.” “True.” “And is it not also true that the others differ from the one, or it cannot be said to differ from the others?” “Certainly.” “Then a difference belongs to the one in addition to knowledge; for when we say that the one differs from the others,

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