Ignorance as Moral License: Hopeless
December 3, 2007 § 4 Comments
One of the themes I’ve stressed here from time to time is the appeal to ignorance as a moral license. So among the great many interesting things said in Spe Salvi, this one also caught my attention:
Failure to recognize my guilt, the illusion of my innocence, does not justify me and does not save me, because I am culpable for the numbness of my conscience and my incapacity to recognize the evil in me for what it is.