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To say that authority, whether secular or religious, supplies no ground for morality is not to deny the obvious fact that it suppl ...
This surface good-nature which captivates a new acquaintance and is no bar to treachery, which knows no scruple and is never at fa ...
Death is the sanction of everything the story-teller can tell. He has borrowed his authority from death.
Existentialism is about being a saint without God; being your own hero, without all the sanction and support of religion or societ ...
In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a form, a technical dress, and a specific sanction ...
Look through the whole history of countries professing the Romish religion, and you will uniformly find the leaven of this besetti ...
Genocide begins, however improbably, in the conviction that classes of biological distinction indisputably sanction social and pol ...
Every man finds a sanction for his simplest claims and deeds, in decisions of his own mind, which he calls Truth and Holiness.
All who think cannot but see there is a sanction like that of religion which binds us in partnership in the serious work of the wo ...
Sleep is a reward for some, a punishment for others. For all, it is a sanction.
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