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Starlight asked Non-entity, saying, 'Master, do you exist? or do you not exist?' He got no answer to his question, however, and looked stedfastly to the appearance of the other, which was that of a deep void. All day long he looked to it, but could see nothing; he listened for it, but could hear nothing; he clutched at it, but got hold of nothing. Starlight then said, 'Perfect! Who can attain to this? I can (conceive the ideas of) existence and non-existence, but I cannot (conceive the ideas of) non-existing non-existence, and still there be a nonexisting existence. How is it possible to reach to this?'

光曜问乎无有曰:“夫子有乎?其无有乎?”光曜不得问而孰视其状貌:窨然空然。终日视之而不见,听之而不闻,搏之而不得也。光曜曰:“至矣,其孰能至此乎!予能有无矣,而未能无无也。及为无有矣,何从至此哉!”
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