The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Parmenides by Plato:|
itself, and occupy the place next to that in which itself is?
And that would require that the one should be two, and be in two places at
once, and this, while it is one, will never happen.
Then the one cannot touch itself any more than it can be two?
Neither can it touch others.
The reason is, that whatever is to touch another must be in separation
from, and next to, that which it is to touch, and no third thing can be