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[112d] they differ so sharply that they are led by their mutual disputes to take these extreme measures against each other?

Alcibiades
Apparently not.

Socrates
And you refer me to teachers of that sort, whom you admit yourself to be without knowledge?

Alcibiades
It seems I do.

Socrates
Then how is it likely that you should know what is just and unjust, when you are so bewildered about these matters and are shown to have neither learnt them from anyone nor discovered them for yourself?.

Alcibiades
By what you say, it is not likely.


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