Treasure Island

David Mitchell

(20/12/1988 / Colchester)

After Aquinas


Evil is an absence:
The absence of good.
One cannot say that good is the absence of evil,
Any more than that light is the absence of darkness.
For darkness is the absence of light
And is utterly subsumed by it
As evil is by good.

Submitted: Wednesday, July 04, 2007
Edited: Saturday, March 19, 2011

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