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Sin confers no pleasure

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    “…sin confers no pleasure, and this knowledge strengthens…moral courage and increases…ability to master evil and to love good.”

    I couldn’t help but think of an old Cole Porter song when I read this… “I get no kicks from champagne, etc….”
    So, I tweaked it to sing:
    I get no kick from guilt or shame
    Mere self-pity doesn’t thrill me at all
    So tell me why should it be true
    That I get a kick out of feeling blue (or any other error of your choice).
    Kinda puts everything in perspective. You can substitute any error in the lyrics, and it will give you the moral courage to master it.

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