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  • But this natural condition of the logos is generally not realized owing to “perver - sions” brought about in childhood by the environment and bad upbringing.

    ETHICS OF STOICISM

  • The supreme poison is the perver - sion of people, especially of women.

    The Kreutzer Sonata and Other Stories [a machine-readable transcription]

  • And though much of our friendship and enemity be still regulated by private considerations of benefit and harm, we pay, at least, this homage to general rules, which we are accustomed to respect, that we commonly perver our adversary's conduct, by imputing malice or injustice to him, in order to give vent to those passions, which arise from self-love and private interest.

    An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals

  • Miller is booked to appear in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court today on charges of harbouring a fugitive and perver-ting the course of justice stemming from his role in the capture of one-time fugitive, Christopher 'Dudus' Coke.

    Jamaica Gleaner :: Lead Stories

  • And though much of our friendship and enemity be still regulated by private considerations of benefit and harm, we pay, at least, this homage to general rules, which we are accustomed to respect, that we commonly perver our adversary’s conduct, by imputing malice or injustice to him, in order to give vent to those passions, which arise from self-love and private interest.

    An Enquiry into the Principles of Morals

  • Such fidelity involves among other things: not seeking sexual experiences outside marriage; not allowing the attractiveness of members of the opposite sex to become deliberate fantasy of intimacy in our mind; repulsing thoughts of sexual lust or perver - sion and refusing to be sexually stimulated by erotic books, films or maga - zines; treating our spouse as the object of our love and romance rather than as the means of sexual gratification; viewing sex as a good gift of our Creator and as an expression of mutual and total self-giving to a love relationship.

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