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Yes, it must.

Then let us further agree to this:

To what?

That each of us will next try to prove clearly that it is a condition and disposition of the soul which can make life happy for all human beings. Is not that what we are going to do?

It is.

Then you will show that it is the condition of pleasure, and I that it is that of wisdom?


What if some other life be found superior to these two?

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