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[47c]

Socrates
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?

Crito
Of course he will.

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

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

Socrates
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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