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Excellent. But you believe, I fancy, that some such change must always be taking place in us, as the philosophers1 say; for all things are always flowing and shifting.

Yes, that is what they say, and I think their theory is important.

Of course it is, in view of their own importance. But I should like to avoid this argument which is rushing at us. I am going to run away; come along and escape with me.

What is your way of escape?

“We grant you all this” let us say to them.

1 Heracleitus and his followers.

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