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with, they reproach us for our ignorance of the good, and then speak to us of it as if we understood its nature? For they declare the good to be knowledge of the good, just as if we ought to catch their meaning, when they have uttered the word 'good."
" That is quite true."
" But do those who define pleasure to be the good stand on firmer ground than the others? Or are they not compelled to admit that there are bad pleasures ?"
" Yes, indeed."
" Hence, I suppose, it comes about that they admit the good and the bad to be the same thing: is it not so?"
" Yes."
" Is it then evident that this subject involves many and grave difficulties ?"
" It certainly does."
" And is not this evident as well, that many will be content to do, to possess, and to seem to be what has the semblance of justice and honor, without the reality, but when it is a question of the good, that the semblance of it no longer satisfies any one, but all desire what is genuine, that, when the good is concerned, every man of them despises the seeming?"
" That is certain," he replied.
" Now as to this good which every soul pursues, and in view of which it shapes all its conduct, the reality of which it divines, but with perplexity, and without the power of rightly comprehending

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