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Men may keep a sort of level of good, but no man has ever been able to keep on one level of evil. Options
Daemon
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Men may keep a sort of level of good, but no man has ever been able to keep on one level of evil.

Gilbert Chesterton (1874-1936)
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Men may keep a sort of level of good, but no man has ever been able to keep on one level of evil.

Gilbert Chesterton (1874-1936)
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Daemon wrote:
Men may keep a sort of level of good, but no man has ever been able to keep on one level of evil.

Gilbert Chesterton (1874-1936)

So true! And Chesterton just had the experience of the Total War concept of World War I. Not the horrors of the Fascism, of the Holocaust, of the Atomic Bombs. And of the hidden and traceless EVIL that can be done to people through technology.

I read this as: for people doing good is limited. Doing evil--limitless!
ChristopherJohnson
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Smart observation. Very characteristic of Chesterton's Christian views.
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Daemon wrote:
Men may keep a sort of level of good, but no man has ever been able to keep on one level of evil.

Gilbert Chesterton (1874-1936)


Yeah. The weight of evil is sometimes too heavy for buoyancy of human body and soul...
FounDit
Posted: Friday, January 19, 2018 11:41:32 AM

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Oh, I don't know about that. I think I've managed to stay fairly steady at my current level of evil...Whistle


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