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BOOK VI

"What?" said I, "do you think it right for a person to speak as one having authority on subjects which he does not understand?"
" Certainly not, as an authority, but he might offer by way of conjecture what he thinks probable."
" What!" I observed, "have you not perceived what a sorry figure all opinions make unless they are founded on knowledge? At their best they are blind. Or do you find any difference between the blind who keep to the right road and those who hit upon a correct opivion without understanding it?"
" No difference."
" Do you then prefer to look upon what is base, . blind and crooked, when you might hear from others about things bright and beautiful?"
" In Heaven's name, Socrates," said Glaucon, "do not give over, as if you were at the end; we shall be satisfied if you shall treat of the good just as you discoursed of justice, temperance, and the other virtues."
" Yes, my friend," I answered him, "I, too, would be quite satisfied ; but I fear lest the task shall be beyond my powers, and that in my awkward attempt at compliance I shall excite your laughter, No, my dear friends, let us leave for the present our inquiry into the actual nature of the good ; for, I think, to reach just now a conclusion -upon what I have in mind would be too much for our present endeavor; but I am willing to speak of what appears to be the child of the good, its exact counterpart,

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