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And so I think we have sufficiently proved that PhilebusÕs divinity is not to be considered identical with the good.

But neither is your “mind” the good, Socrates; it will be open to the same objections.

My mind, perhaps, Philebus; but not so, I believe, the true mind, which is also divine; that is different. I do not as yet claim for mind the victory over the combined life, but we must look and see what is to be done about the second place;

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