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September 17

Daily Wisdom

Daily Inspiration

Life of Significant Soil; Meaning of Life; Overcoming; Social Justice; Wisdom

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“Dialogue” ~ Chicago

“One has to expose oneself – and those whom one wants to persuade rationally of the merits of one’s own position – to objections and replies and to encounters with alternatives… A man who does not consider how his actions are likely to affect other people is to that extent irresponsible, even if he acts on ‘principle’ …To be responsible and rational in such matters, one must consider what can be said against one’s moral principles and standards. The man who gives no thought to objections and alternatives is, to that extent, irrational. But if one considers the codes of different religions and societies, the arguments of outstanding philosophers, relevant plays and novels, and concrete situations as well, moral judgments based on such reflection are, to that extent, informed, responsible, and rational.”

                                                  Walter Kaufman

                                                The Faith of a Heretic