The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Meno by Plato:|
SOCRATES: And this spontaneous recovery of knowledge in him is
SOCRATES: And this knowledge which he now has must he not either have
acquired or always possessed?
SOCRATES: But if he always possessed this knowledge he would always have
known; or if he has acquired the knowledge he could not have acquired it in
this life, unless he has been taught geometry; for he may be made to do the
same with all geometry and every other branch of knowledge. Now, has any