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BOOK VI

"Their picture," he said, "will surely be very beautiful."
" Well, then," I said, "have we some prospect of persuading those, whom you represented(23) as ready to rush against us with might and main, that it is such a painter of constitutions as we lately commended to them, at whom they were enraged because we proposed to intrust to him the government of states? And are they likely to hear the same thing with a little more patience now?"
" Yes, with much more, if they are reasonable."
" How, pray, will they be able to controvert our opinions? Will they maintain that philosophers are not lovers of being and truth?"
" No, that would be absurd," he replied.
" Or that the philosophic nature, as we have portrayed it, is not akin to the highest good?"
" That is impossible."
" Or again, that such a nature, under favorable conditions, will not be more likely than any other to become in the highest degree virtuous and wise? Or will they rather accord this advantage to those whom we excluded?"
" Surely not."
" When, therefore, they hear us say that there will be no remedy for evils public and private, nor will the imaginary constitution which we are framing be realized until philosophy shall obtain complete mastery of the State, will they still be angry at our words?"
" A little less perhaps."

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