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between the necessary and the superfluous desires? "
" I should."
" Well, may we not justly call necessary those desires which we cannot possibly get rid of, and such as, when satisfied, do us good? For our nature is bound to crave the gratification of both these classes. Is it not so?"
" Yes."
" We shall be right then in calling them necessary."
" Yes, we shall."
" But in respect of those from which one might free himself, if he does his endeavor from his youth up, and which moreover when present do no good, but only evil, shall we not describe them justly in calling them all superfluous desires? "
" Justly indeed."
" Well now, shall we employ an example of each of the two kinds, just as they are, that we may thus form a general idea of them?"
" Yes, we must do so."
" Will the desire of eating, so far as it conduces to health and vigor, and the desire to have simple food and condiments be necessary?"
" I think it will."
" At any rate the desire for bread is necessary from two considerations, seeing it is useful, and that, when not gratified, it puts an end to life."
" Yes."
" Whereas the appetite for condiments is necessary only so far as it contributes to vigor."

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