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|on the quality of the action, yet, if the best action will not save the best man, there |
is little hope of its efficacy towards the salvation of a bad one. Perhaps the man in
question is charitable ; but his charity may be stimulated by his vanity — a too ...
|Heard first as radio addresses and then published as three separate books--The Case for Christianity, Christian Behavior, and Beyond Personality this book brings together Lewis's legendary broadcast talks of the war years, talks in which he ...|
|It may mean good beneficially, as to man ; or good morally, as to God. In one of |
these senses almsgiving is a good action : Who can doubt it ? In the other it is not
good, because it is not a-work of the heart. Secondly, " bad" is an equivocal word
|How often one hears, as an excuse for not reforming our lives, the argument that |
any act that is contrary to the usual mode of life would be unnatural or ludicrous;
... He can do a bad action without disturbing this current, but not a good one.
|Sect 1. Of Choice and Election, voluntary and involuntary. RULE I. An Action is |
neither good nor evil, unless -it be ... The action itself is good or bad by its
conformity to, or dif- formity from, the rule of conscience ; but the man is good or
bad by ...
|Yājñavalkya then enunciates the doctrine of action (kar- man): "Indeed one |
becomes good by good action, bad by bad [action]. ... And, since the funeral
sacrifice is not performed by the sacrificer who is about to attain either a good or
a bad ...
|The fine editions of the Aristotelian Commentary Series make available long out-of-print commentaries of St. Thomas on Aristotle.|
|There's good and bad in everything. Rec. dist.: Calif. 27. ... What is good for one |
man may not be good for another. Rec. dist.: Ky., N.C. ... SEE ALSO For the sake
of one good ACTION a hundred evil ones should be forgotten. / Never repent of a
|A man has to choose between what he sees as over-all the best action to do and |
what he regards as lesser goods. In this situation, it is often said, the strongest
desire wins. But if one calls a desire strongest if and only if it is the one on which
the man eventually acts, that is a very ... Sexual desires are often strong, whether
or not men often act on them, because men have to struggle hard not to act on
them. ... Further, many of men's strongest desires are for lesser goods, i.e. for the