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they denounce as worthless every man who is not their partisan. But they do not understand that the true pilot must give earnest heed to the times, the seasons, the sky, the stars, the winds and all that belongs to his art, if he intends to be a man really fit to command a ship; and as to the art and study of how to be helmsman, whether other people wish him to steer or not, that they deem impossible to acquire, and therewitltal the science of navigation. While then things are in this situation on board, do you not think the true pilot will certainly be called merely a worthless star-gazing babbler by those who sail in ships thus equipped?"
" Yes, indeed," said Adeimantus.
" I suppose," I said, "that you will surely need no exposition of my similitude to show that it is like the case of cities in their attitude towards true philosophers; and I trust you comprehend my meaning."(5)
" Perfectly."
" First then, if any one is surprised that philosophers have no honor in cities, tell him our parable and endeavor to convince him that it would be far more wonderful if they were honored."
" I will do so."
" And tell him also that you are right when you say that the leaders in philosophy are useless to

5. "The `parable' hardly needs an explanation. The ship is the state: the star-gazing pilot is the philosopher: the noble captain, `not very quick in his perceptions,' the people, honest and stupid: the mutineers, the sophists and adventurers by whom the noble captain is `drugged and disabled.'"-Jowett ntid Campbell.

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