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[316b] and base things base; not base things noble or noble things base.

That is so.

And thus, as a universal rule, realities, and not unrealities, are accepted as real, both among us and among all other men.

I agree.

Then whoever fails to attain reality, fails to attain accepted law.

In your present way of putting it, Socrates, the same things appear to be accepted as lawful both by us and by the rest of the world, always:

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