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on truth and being shine, it apprehends and knows this, and appears to have intelligence ; but when it has fixed its glance on what is blent with darkness, on that which comes into being and perishes, then it merely opines, and has its vision obscured, and, shifting its opinions this way and that, resembles one destitute of intelligence."
" Quite true."
" This, then, which sheds the light of truth upon the objects of knowledge, and gives to him who knows the faculty of knowing-this is what I would have you hold to be the idea of good;" but in regarding this idea as the source of knowledge and truth, so far as the latter is known, however beautiful they both are, knowledge and truth, you will do well in thinking of the idea of good as something other and fairer far than these. Now, as in the visible world it is right to believe that light and vision resemble the sun, but wrong to assume that they are the sun itself, so also, in this other sphere, it is right to hold that knowledge and truth are, both of them, like the good, but not to regard either of them as the good itself, whose quality must be esteemed of far greater worth."
" That," he said, "exalts its beauty inexpressibly, if it not only produces knowledge and truth, but is in itself still more beautiful than they; for surely you do not mean to say that the good is pleasure."

34. Dr. James Adam in his admirable note on Plato's Comparison makes Sun=Idea of Good, and Light= Truth. His interpretation appears to be supported by the best criticism.

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