Exhausted by Reflection

Book: The Present Age, Page #42
(More readable version)
 

"The results of reflection are both dangerous and unforeseeable because one can never tell whether the decision which saves a man from evil is reached after thorough consideration, or whether it is simply the exhaustion resulting from reflection which prevents him from doing wrong."

This strikes me as a commentary on the conservative half of Christianity, who, at times, can lack concrete ministries that care for the body and work for social justice. Prayer can serve as a replacement for engagement with the messy "politics" that surround injustice.

Or the intellectual, of course.

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Hi. My name is Jeremy John. I'm a scifi writer and activist working to build a liberationist Christianity.

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