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[47d] the opinion of the many or that of the one, if there is anyone who knows about them, whom we ought to revere and fear more than all the others? And if we do not follow him, we shall injure and cripple that which we used to say is benefited by the right and is ruined by the wrong. Or is there nothing in this?

I think it is true, Socrates.

Well then, if through yielding to the opinion of the ignorant we ruin that which is benefited by health and injured by disease,

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