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"Necessary Evil"?

Once we assuage our conscience by calling something a "necessary evil," it begins to look more and more necessary and less and less evil.


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Not My Fault

We have a society which is psychiatrized in the same sense in which medieval European society was Christianized, religionized--everything was a matter ...


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Excuses

Excuses are the cradle ... that Satan rocks men off to sleep in.


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Works Alone Cannot Save

Covet not your neighbor's goods, despise him not, slander him not, scorn him not, belie him not, backbite him not, ... But many think if they give ...


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Minimizing Sin

Promoting evangelism or bolstering self-esteem may seem far easier if you represent man's plight as a mere fly in the ointment rather than a poisoned ...


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The Wrong Kind of Pity

Pity is one of the noblest emotions available to human beings; self-pity is possibly the most ignoble. Pity is the capacity to enter into the pain of ...


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I Love Jesus, But...

I love Jesus, but want to hold on to my own friends even when they do not lead me closer to Jesus. I love Jesus, but want to hold on to my own independence ...


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The Most Common Lie

The most common lie is the lie one tells to oneself.


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All Your Fault

"You were right. Talking through the problem brought us to an agreement--that it's all YOUR fault."


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Justifying Your Own Sins

I welcome news of the sins of others because it makes my sins appear more normal. Misery loves company.


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