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wisdom, he would scarcely concern himself about his supposed father and his other reputed kinsmen."
" All that would happen as you say. But how does this comparison apply to those who are occupied with dialectic?"
" In this way : we have, I suppose, from childhood certain opinions about justice and honor, under the influence of which we have been brought up, obeying and honoring them, just as we yield obedience to parents."
" Yes, we have."
" Now there are opposed to these opinions certain seductive habits, which flatter our soul, and attract it, which, however, fail to persuade those who have an adequate perception of right ; but such persons honor the paternal maxims and conform to them."
" That is true."
" Well now, if the spirit of inquiry shall supervene and ask of the man thus disposed what is honorable, and, upon his making the answer which he used to hear from the legislator, the reasoning process shall confute him, and, by dint of oft-repeated and various defeats, shall lead him to believe that what he calls honorable is no more honorable than base, and shall confuse him in like manner in regard to justice, goodness and things which he held most in honor,-after this what, think you, respecting all these things, will become of his former habits of reverence and obedience?"
" They will surely suffer a decline."

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