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Of Human Mind and Will

Father Pegues concludes his discussion of the human powers by elaborating upon the intellective faculties of reason and will. The chief power of knowing in man is his reason, his intellect. Reasoning is an act proper to man because, of … Continue reading

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The Objects of Knowledge

Father Cassilly writes: “Blessed, then, be the Eternal Goodness of God, which has given to men the power to know and love. But knowing and loving are impossible without an object to rest in. The most perfect eye would be … Continue reading

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How We Know and Love

Father Cassilly elaborates on the implications of knowing and loving. He writes: “Of all material creation only man can say, ‘I am, I know.’ . . . The animals about us, with their sentient existence and powers, can never singly … Continue reading

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Exploring the World Around Us

Archbishop Ullathorne in his book Endowments of Man explores our quest to understand the true nature of things. He states: “The just and due relations of things with God and with each other constitute their essential order. And this essential … Continue reading

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The Great Scientist

Archbishop Ullathorne in his book Endowments of Man sounds the alarm: “We have now whole schools of men who, after rejecting both God and their own souls in the name of philosophy, have proclaimed to the world that life is … Continue reading

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Book-Knowledge Or Self-Knowledge

Archbishop Ullathorne illustrates the differences between knowledge gleaned from books and knowledge obtained through introspection: “There are many people who read expositions of the virtues in books, and have a real desire to profit by them; yet the knowledge they … Continue reading

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Social and Personal Progress

Archbishop Ullathorne in his book Endowments of Man reflects on human progress in its social and personal aspects: “The men of this world, who are truly so-called when they rarely look beyond it, never tire to speak of human progress. … Continue reading

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