Augustine Nails It

Sometime in the last few years I enjoyed reading through Faber’s Book of Aphorisms. Well, apparently, David Field liked that book too, and has been posting some of his favorites on his blog. This morning he put one up I did not remember, which is odd because it so aptly describes so much of what we have had to witness over the last few years. Augustine once said, “Thou hast commanded that an ill-regulated mind should be its own punishment.” The supreme irony in this, of course, is that many of those who receive the punishment do not have any idea that this is what is happening to them.

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