The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Lesser Hippias by Plato:|
slowness is an evil quality?
HIPPIAS: To be sure.
SOCRATES: Which of the two then is a better runner? He who runs slowly
voluntarily, or he who runs slowly involuntarily?
HIPPIAS: He who runs slowly voluntarily.
SOCRATES: And is not running a species of doing?
SOCRATES: And if a species of doing, a species of action?
SOCRATES: Then he who runs badly does a bad and dishonourable action in a