The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Lysis by Plato:|
of the physician--is he not?
And he is the friend of the physician because of disease, and for the sake
And disease is an evil?
And what of health? I said. Is that good or evil, or neither?
Good, he replied.
And we were saying, I believe, that the body being neither good nor evil,
because of disease, that is to say because of evil, is the friend of