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those which make contrary impressions upon the senses at the same time, while other sensations do not awaken reflection, since they do not involve such contradictions."
" Now I understand," he said, " and agree with you."
" Well; to which of these two classes do you refer number and unity? "
" I cannot decide," he answered.
" Well then, let what we have already said help you to reach a decision. If we gain a sufficient knowledge of simple unity by the sight or any other sense, as in the case of the finger we just now mentioned, there would be nothing in this experience to draw the mind toward being; but if unity always presents at the same time some contradiction, so that it shall appear to be no more unity than the opposite of unity, there will then be need of an arbiter to decide; the soul in such a case is necessarily perplexed, and inwardly arousing thought, is forced to pursue further inquiries and to ask herself this question, ` What of a truth is unity in itself?' And thus the study of the unit will be one of the agencies that lead and turn the soul to the contemplation of true being."
" And surely," he said, "this is precisely what happens in the visual perception of unity; for at the same moment we see the same object to be one and multiplied to infinity."
" If then this is true in the case of unity, is it not equally true of all numbers whatsoever they may be?"

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