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[260c] is that all things are true, but if it does, then false opinion and false discourse come into being; for to think or say what is not—that is, I suppose, falsehood arising in mind or in words.

Theaetetus
So it is.

Stranger
But if falsehood exists, deceit exists.

Theaetetus
Yes.

Stranger
And if deceit exists, all things must be henceforth full of images and likenesses and fancies.

Theaetetus
Of course.

Stranger
But we said that the sophist had


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