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“To use words and phrases in an easygoing way without scrutinizing them too curiously is not, in general, a mark of ill breeding; on the contrary there is something lowbred in being too precise.”

~ Plato, Theaetetus

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  1. Quite, but this is Socrates giving away with one hand what the other is about to take back: “but sometimes it is necessary, as now it is necessary to object to your answer, in so far as it is incorrect.” (184 C).

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