I don't think that says hardly anything at all, on its own. Seeing actions in isolation from their causes and consequences is not helpful, is it?Originally Posted by Bansho
What is important is the kind of actions we are talking about, and this is discovered by taking into account the causes and consequences of the actions in question. And there we have cause and effect.
You're safe to quote from anything at all for the purpose of discussion, so long as you don't duplicate long swathes of the stuff, which, hopefully, you wouldn't do.I'm reluctant to quote any excerpts from it directly, as it is copyrighted.