Monday, January 28, 2013

Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas II

Since man should act according to reason, he is truly a slave when he is led away from what is reasonable by something extraneous. Furthermore, if he is not restrained by the yoke of reason from following concupiscence, he is free only in the opinion of those who suppose that the highest good is placed in following what is craved (concupita).

Commentary on Romans c.6 l.4, sect. 509

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