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[22] But our dispositions are not voluntary in the same way as are our actions. Our actions we can control from beginning to end, and we are conscious, of them at each stage.1 With our dispositions on the other hand, though we can control their beginnings, each separate addition to them is imperceptible, as is the case with the growth of a disease; though they are voluntary in that we were free to employ our capacities in the one way or the other.

1 τὰ καθ᾽ ἕκαστα seems to bear a somewhat different sense here from 1.15, καθ᾽ ἕκασταἄγνοια).

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