[163e] for such change involves coming into being and perishing.” “True.” “And if it is not changed, it cannot move, either, can it?” “Certainly not.” “And we cannot say that that which is nowhere is at rest; for that which is at rest must always be in some place which is the same.” “Yes, of course, the same place.” “Thus we shall say again that the non-existent one is neither at rest nor in motion.” “No, neither.” “Nor can anything which exists pertain to it for the moment it partook of anything which exists it would partake of existence.”
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