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Then it is impossible to hold an opinion of that which is not, either in relation to things that are, or independently of them.


Then holding false opinion is something different from holding an opinion of that which is not?

So it seems.

Then false opinion is not found to exist in us either by this method or by that which we followed a little while ago.

No, it certainly is not.

But does not that which we call by that name arise after the following manner?

After what manner?

We say that false opinion is a kind of interchanged opinion,

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