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...nothing is more difficult than to live in them according to God, and without acquiring an interest in them and a liking for them.
The casuists submit the decision to the corrupt reason, and the choice of decisions to the corrupt will, in order that all that is corrupt in the nature of man may contribute to his conduct.
But is it _probable_ that _probability_ gives assurance?
Difference between rest and security of conscience. Nothing gives certainty but truth;Nothing gives rest but the sincere search for truth.
The whole society itself of their casuists cannot give assurance to a conscience in error, and that is why it is important to choose good guides.
Thus they will be doubly culpable, both in having followed ways which they should not have followed, and in having listened to teachers to whom they should not have listened.
Can it be anything but compliance with the world which makes you find things probable? Will you make us believe that it is truth, and that... Pascal, Blaise
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