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[168e] can never see what is colorless.

No more it can.

Then do you perceive, Critias, in the various cases we have propounded, how some of them strike us as absolutely impossible, while others raise serious doubts as to the faculty of the thing being ever applicable to itself? For with magnitudes, numbers, and the like it is absolutely impossible, is it not?


But again, with hearing and sight, or in the further bases of motion moving itself and heat burning itself, and all other

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