I do not myself feel that any person who is really profoundly humane can believe in everlasting punishment.
Whatever can be thought of is an idea in the mind of the person thinking of it; therefore nothing can be thought of except ideas in minds; therefore anything else is inconceivable, and what is inconceivable cannot exist.
We can be sure, he [Kant] says, that anything we shall ever experience must show the characteristics affirmed of it in our a priori knowledge, because these characteristics are due to our own nature, and therefore nothing can ever come into our experience without acquiring these characteristics.
The luxury to disparage freedom is the privilege of those who already possess it.
Change is one thing, progress is another. “Changeis scientific, “progressis ethical; change is indubitable, whereas progress is a matter of controversy.
We need a morality based upon love of life, upon pleasure in growth and positive achievement, not upon repression and prohibition.