the rigorous m

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quote: percy on the possibility of modern sin

Posted by rigorousm on February 5, 2011

Christians talk about the horror of sin, but they have overlooked something. They keep talking as if everyone were a great sinner, when the truth is nowadays one is hardly up to it. There is very little sin in the depths of malaise. The highest moment of a malaisian’s life can be that moment when he manages to sin like a proper human….

— Walker Percy, The Moviegoer p. 200.

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