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A good will is not good because of what it effects or accomplishes, because of its fitness to attain some proposed end, but only because of its volition…Even if, by a special disfavor of fortune…this will should wholly lack the capacity to carry out its purpose…then, like a jewel, it would still shine by itself, as something that has its full worth in itself.
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… the injustice show in visiting foreign lands and peoples (which with them is tantamount to conquering them) goes to horrifying lengths. When America, the negro countries, the Spice Islands, the Cape, and so forth were discovered, they were, to them, countries belonging to no one, since they counted the inhabitants as nothing. 66 more words
This week’s Life Quote comes from German philosopher Immanuel Kant:
Seek not the favor of the multitude; it is seldom got by honest or lawful means. 15 more words
Above: Karl Rahner
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KARL RAHNER (MARCH 5, 1904-MARCH 30, 1984)
Jesuit Priest and Theologian
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The number one cause of atheism is Christians.