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[189d] by asking whether it is possible for a thing to become slowly quick or heavily light, or any other opposite, by a process opposite to itself, in accordance, not with its own nature, but with that of its opposite. But I let this pass, that your courage may not fail. You are satisfied, you say, that false opinion is interchanged opinion?

Theaetetus
I am.

Socrates
It is, then, in your opinion, possible for the mind to regard one thing as another and not as what it is.

Theaetetus
Yes, it is.

Socrates
Now when one's mind does this, does it not necessarily


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