The Scale of Perfection, Book 2, Part 1 – Chapter 4

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That through the Sacrament of Baptism (which is grounded in the Passion of Christ) this Image is reformed from Original Sin

This is chapter 6 of The Scale of Perfection – Book 2 in Middle English:
That thorugh the sacrament of baptym that is groundid in the passioun of Crist this image is reformed fro the original synne.

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^^^No, philosophy is the

^^^No, philosophy is the philosopher's disease, and one which "regular workers don't even give the time of day, because it resorts to vague, arbitrary and meaningless (and furthermore, unnecessarily convoluted) terminology. But I don't understand, on the other hand, why if you asked me to "hand [you] that glass there", or point out that "the broom is in the corner" I then should feel emboldened to chastise you for "perpetuating the disease of language," which I tend to see rather as a powerful adaptive mechanism and a tool for manipulating phenomena, not a "disease": a rather infantile and fatalistic interpretation, don't you think (which, apropos, cannot be communicated without resorting to the "disease" itself-- O irony of ironies!)?

I will address your other comments later today.

" alterius non sit qui suus esse potest "