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and appetites of a great and powerful beast which is fed and tended by him, learning how he must approach and handle it, when and why it becomes most dangerous or most gentle, and upon what occasions it is in the habit of uttering its different cries, and again on hearing what sounds from another, it is soothed or infuriated,-and then, after acquiring all these details through long experience in associating with the animal, he might just as reasonably call what he has learned wisdom, and having systematized this into a kind of art, set himself to the task of teaching it, although he is unable thoroughly to discern which of these impulses and desires is noble or base, good or evil, just or unjust; but conforming himself to the whims and caprices of the huge beast he applies all these names, calling good that which gives the brute pleasure, and evil, that which vexes it, and, being unable to give any other account of them, he identifies the just and noble with the inevitable, because the essential difference between the nature of necessity and good this man has neither seen himself, nor can he point it out to others. In Heaven's name, don't you think such a man would be a strange educator?"
" Yes, I do."
" Well, do you think there is any difference between him who tends the great beast and the man who makes wisdom consist in having discerned the whims and tastes of the many-headed assembled multitude, whether in painting, music, or, finally, in politics? For so much is certain that

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