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“In dealing with men, again, may one do as one chooses?”

“No, in the case of men too there are laws of conduct.”

“Then do not those who observe them in their dealings with one another behave as they ought?”

“Of course.”

“And do not they who behave as they ought behave well?”


“And do not they who behave well towards men act well in human affairs?”


“And do not those who obey the laws do what is just?”


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