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BOOK I

for the good however of friends and for the harm of enemies. Did you not mean that?"
" No, by Zeus," he said, "but I no longer know what I did mean. This, however, I still think, that it is justice to benefit one's friends, and to injure one's enemies."
" But do you regard as a man's friends those who seem to be, or those who are honest, even if they do not seem to be so? And do you distinguish enemies in the same way?"
" Certainly," he said, "it is natural for a man to love those whom he thinks honest, and to hate those whom he thinks wicked."
" Then, are not people liable to be mistaken about this, so that many appear to them to be honest, who are not honest, and many to be wicked, who are not wicked?"
" They are mistaken."
" To those who are thus deceived, are not the good enemies, and the bad friends?"
" Certainly."
" Nevertheless, in that case, it is just for these to benefit the wicked and harm the good."
"It appears so."
" But surely the good are just and incapable of doing injustice to any one."
" True."
" It is then just, according to your reasoning, to harm those who have done us no wrong."
" Do not let us draw that conclusion, Socrates," he said, "for the argument seems to be vicious."

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