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[149a] “The one, then, might do this if it were two, and might be in two places at once; but so long as it is one, it will not?” “No, it will not.” “The one can no more touch itself than it can be two.” “No.” “Nor, again, will it touch the others.” “Why not?” “Because, as we agreed, that which is to touch anything must be outside of that which it is to touch, and next it, and there must be no third between them.” “True.” “Then there must be two, at least, if there is to be contact.” “There must.” “And if


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