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Man is so muddled, so dependent on the things immediately before his eyes, that every day even the most submissive believer can be seen to risk the torments of the afterlife for the smallest pleasure.
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Joseph de Maistre

Joseph-Marie, comte de Maistre was a Savoyard philosopher, writer, lawyer, and diplomat.

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