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Well then; if he disobeys the one man and disregards his opinion and his praise, but regards words of the many who have no special knowledge, will he not come to harm?

Of course he will.

And what is this harm? In what direction and upon what part of the one who disobeys does it act?

Evidently upon his body; for that is what it ruins.

Right. Then in other matters, not to enumerate them all, in questions of right and wrong and disgraceful and noble and good and bad, which we are now considering, ought we to follow and fear

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