Therefore if any man is dangerous to the community and is subverting it by some sin, the treatment to be commended is his execution in order to preserve the common good… Therefore to kill a man who retains his natural worthiness is intrinsically evil, although it may be justifiable to kill a sinner just as it is to kill a beast, for, as Aristotle points out, an evil man is worse than a beast and more harmful.
Exile is more than a geographical concept. You can be an exile in your homeland, in your own house, in a room.
I realise that no contemplative path wants to advertise the cross or the suffering entailed in the crossing over.
On the other hand we must not be naive about this or in any way mislead others. The truth is that getting to the other shore will stretch the human limits to the breaking point, and not once, but again and again. Who can take it? It is not for nothing that the cross is the central Christian symbol.
so late not be in returning ——–
that keys ineffective become on locks
You can only protect your liberties in this world by protecting the other man’s freedom. You can only be free if I am free.
Nothing is better than going home to family and eating good food and relaxing.