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[165c] but if seen from close at hand and with keen vision, each apparent one must prove to be unlimited in number, if it is really devoid of one, and one does not exist. Am I right?” “That is perfectly conclusive.” “Therefore the other things must each and all appear to be unlimited and limited and one and many, if the things other than one exist and one does not.” “Yes, they must.” “And will they not also appear to be like and unlike?” “Why?” “Just as things in a picture, when viewed from a distance, appear to be all in one and the same condition and alike.”

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