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[77e] to be good, though it is really evil; so that those who are ignorant of it and think it good are really desiring the good. Is not that so?

Meno
It would seem to be so in their case.

Socrates
Well now, I presume those who, as you say, desire the evil, and consider that the evil harms him who gets it, know that they will be harmed by it?

Meno
They needs must.


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