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Stranger
Shall we call the art of caring for many living creatures the art of tending a herd or something like community management?

Younger Socrates
Whichever we happen to say.

Stranger
Good, Socrates! If you preserve this attitude of indifference to mere names, you will turn out richer in wisdom when you are old. But now we will, as you suggest, not trouble ourselves about the name; but do you see a way in which a man may show that the art of herding is twofold,


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