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BOOK VI

"Nevertheless," he said, "let us clear up this point, and so make the demonstration complete:"
" If anything shall hinder," I said, "it will not be want of inclination, but want of power; yet my zeal at least you shall see with your own eyes. And observe now, also, with what resolution and audacity I am about to say that the State must conduct the study of philosophy in a method quite the reverse of the one at present in vogue."
" How is that?"
" At present," I said, "those who engage in philosophy at all are mere striplings just out of childhood ; they devote themselves -those of them who are deemed best adapted to philosophy - in the interval after boyhood and before they begin housekeeping and business, to the most difficult part of the subject (by this I mean dialectic) and then take themselves off; and in after time, if they do consent, upon invitation, to listen while others are practising this art, they count it great things, for they think the pursuit of philosophy must be a mere pastime; and as age approaches they, with the exception of a very few, are extinguished far more effectually than the sun of Heracleitus,(17) inasmuch as they are never rekindled."
" But what should they do?" he asked.
" Quite the contrary : children and mere striplings should have a training and pursuit of knowledge adapted to their age, and they should take special care of the body while it is developing and maturing

17. Heracleitus, it is said, believed that the sun was extinguished every evening and rekindled every morning.

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