The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Sophist by Plato:|
to exist in our minds both as true and false.
THEAETETUS: How so?
STRANGER: You will know better if you first gain a knowledge of what they
are, and in what they severally differ from one another.
THEAETETUS: Give me the knowledge which you would wish me to gain.
STRANGER: Are not thought and speech the same, with this exception, that
what is called thought is the unuttered conversation of the soul with
THEAETETUS: Quite true.
STRANGER: But the stream of thought which flows through the lips and is
audible is called speech?