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tyrants, and the other governments in like manner; but in enacting them they have declared that it is just for their subjects to promote the advantage of the governing power, and the man who evades this they punish as a lawbreaker and unjust. This then, my excellent friend, is what I mean, that in all cities the same thing is just, namely, the advantage of the established government. But this doubtless holds the power, so that he who reasons rightly must conclude that everywhere the same thing is just, and this is the interest of the stronger."
" Now," I said, "your reasoning dawns upon me, and I will endeavor to ascertain whether it is true or not. What is advantageous, then, Thrasymachus, you have declared to be also just; and yet you prohibited me from making this answer; but there is added, it is true, in your definition the advantage of the stronger."
" Yes, a slight addition, perhaps," he said.
" On the other hand it may be an important one for anything I yet know. But it is clear that we must consider this question, whether you speak the truth. For as I also admit that justice is something advantageous, and you make an addition to it and say that it is the interest of the stronger, while I am uncertain about this, we must in consequence consider the case."
" Go on," he replied, "and consider it."

XIII. "That is what I propose to do," I said. "And answer me: Do you not maintain that justice is simply obedience to rulers?"

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