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" For what reason then should we any longer choose justice rather than the greatest injustice? Since if we shall acquire the latter united with a spurious decorum, we shall fare to our liking both with gods and men, not only while we are living but also after death, as many men of the highest culture maintain. After all that has been said, what possibility is there, Socrates, for a man who possesses any advantages, of intellect, or wealth, or person, or birth, to bring himself to honor justice, instead of laughing when he hears it praised? Since indeed, although a man is able to show what we have been saying to be false, and although he is perfectly aware that justice is the best thing, he is yet very charitable, and is not angry with the unjust, but he knows that, unless some one from a divine nature or from the possession of knowledge scorning injustice abstains from it, no one of the rest is voluntarily just, but every man influenced by cowardice or age or some other weakness censures injustice from inability to commit it. And that this is so is manifest;

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