The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Phaedo by Plato:|
disturbed by objections.
Then we are agreed after all, said Socrates, that the opposite will never
in any case be opposed to itself?
To that we are quite agreed, he replied.
Yet once more let me ask you to consider the question from another point of
view, and see whether you agree with me:--There is a thing which you term
heat, and another thing which you term cold?
But are they the same as fire and snow?
Most assuredly not.
Heat is a thing different from fire, and cold is not the same with snow?