Wednesday, April 21, 2010

The virtue (or vice) of friendship

hawkeye trapperFriendship (as the ancients saw) can be a school of virtue; but also (as they did not see) a school of vice. It is ambivalent. It makes good men better and bad men worse. 
C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves (1960; Harcourt Brace: 1991) 80.

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