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[15d]

Socrates
Very well; then where shall we begin this great and vastly complicated battle about the matters at issue? Shall we start at this point?

Protarchus
At what point?

Socrates
We say that one and many are identified by reason, and always, both now and in the past, circulate everywhere in every thought that is uttered. This is no new thing and will never cease; it is, in my opinion, a quality within us which will never die or grow old, and which belongs to reason itself as such. And any young man, when he first has an inkling of this, is delighted,


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