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We are too much haunted by ourselves, projecting the central shadow of self on everything around us. - And then comes the Gospel to rescue us from this selfishness. - Redemption is this, to forget self in God.

Whenever education and refinement grow away from the common people, they are growing toward selfishness, which is the monster evil of the world. That is true cultivation which gives us sympathy with every form of human life, and enables us to work most successfully for its advancement. Refinement that carries us away from our fellowmen is not God's refinement.

Where all are selfish, the sage is no better than the fool, and only rather more dangerous.


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