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" I at least," he replied, "would say that the person in such a situation is dreaming."
" Take now the opposite case, that of the man who believes in the existence of beauty itself, and who can distinguish beauty itself from objects which partake of it, who neither mistakes beautiful objects for beauty, nor beauty for beautiful objects; think you the life of such a person is a dream or a reality ?"
" A reality, beyond all question," he said.
" Shall we therefore be right in saying of this man's mind that it has knowledge because he knows, but of the mind of the other that it merely entertains an opinion, seeing he judges according to appearance ?"
" Entirely right."
" What, then, if this man, who, as we believe, judges according to appearance, but does not know, shall be angry with us and shall maintain that we do not speak the truth? Shall we not find some means of calming him and of gently persuading him that he is wrong, disguising the fact that he is not in his right mind?"
" We must certainly do so," he replied.
" Come now, consider what we shall say to him. Would it be your pleasure that we interrogate him, explaining that, if he knows anything, we shall not begrudge him his knowledge, but shall be right glad to see that he possesses it; but, we shall say, answer us this question : when a man knows, does

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