The Sethians claimed they have the dope to getting that thinking right, and any attempt would incur further reincarnation and cognitive transgression.
They said Platonic philosopher had lesser souls that would continue to reincarnate. Not surprising this pisses off Plotinus.
But all souls have a connection to Sophia. Because she is our story.
Plotinus uses a term of the Gnostics: ‘Members of Sophia’ as Paul uses ‘Members of Christ’. A Member of Sophia a lover of wisdom and thus a philosopher. We are all philosophers, and the argument of Plotinus and the Gnostics brings this to light. Debate can be good for third parties!