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else than that he had reached the top, if he had not seen the real upper region?"
" No, by Zeus, I don't believe that such a man could have any other thought." '
" But if he were carried back," said I, " would he not believe that he had returned to the foot, and doubtless he would not be deceived? "
" Surely not."
" And all this would result from his ignorance of what is really above, in the middle and below?"
" That is obvious."
" Is it, then, surprising that men who are ignorant of the truth acquire false ideas upon many subjects including pleasure and pain as well as the intermediate state, so that when they are subjected to pain they believe that they suffer and do really experience pain; but when they are freed from pain and pass into the intermediate state, they firrnly believe they have reached the fruition of positive pleasure, they, being deceived in their ignorance of pleasure, are misled in contrasting pain with the absence of pain, just as if, not knowing white, they were to compare black with gray? "
" No, indeed," he answered; " I should be much more surprised if the case were different."
" Now look at the question in this way: are not hunger and thirst and the like a sort of void in the bodily state? "
" Yes, they are."
" And in like manner are not ignorance and folly a void in the soul?"
" Quite true."

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