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[109b] and what name we give it when we do so?

I do: we say we are victims of deceit or violence or spoliation.

Enough: how do we suffer each of these things? Try and tell me what difference there is between one way and another.

Do you mean by that, Socrates, whether it is in a just way or an unjust way?


Why, there you have all the difference in the world.

Well then, on which sort are you going to advise the Athenians to make war—those who are acting unjustly, or those who are doing what is just?

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