(15) Based on the concept of truth, Loehe orders churches in concentric circles in which the Lutheran church takes central place: "If the Lutheran Church has the pure Word and sacraments in a pure confession, it obviously has the highest treasures of the church unperverted
"It is not clear that unperverted
sex is necessarily preferable to the perversions.
The "conventional one," fueled by "Puritanism," advocated an ignorance and repression that resulted in "ill births, inefficient maturity, snickering pruriency," and "human pathologic evil and morbidity." The second, "by far the largest," found expression in "erotic stories" that dwelt on "sensual voluptuousness." Whitman called for "a new departure" that viewed "the sexual passion in itself, while normal and unperverted
," as "inherently legitimate, creditable, not necessarily an improper theme for a poet." He aspired to redeem the subject from the "pens of blackguards" and show that "motherhood, fatherhood, sexuality," and all that "belongs to them," can be "openly and joyously" addressed from the "highest artistic" perspective.
RESOLVED, That we demand a free ballot and a fair count in all elections and pledge ourselves to secure it to every legal voter without federal intervention, through the adoption by the states of the unperverted
Australian or secret ballot system.
Undefiled bliss dawned in his body, and unperverted
realization dawned in his mind, so that Marpa's dream was filled with immeasurable delight.
Jefferson said "Our people in a body are wise, because they are under the unrestrained and unperverted
operation of their own understandings."
message to come across unperverted
.' (3) Overshadowed by
Writing in his journal at the age of 19, attempting to argue the case in favor of slavery as a kind of thought-experiment (only months before, he had proclaimed in the same journal that "no ingenious sophistry can ever yet reconcile the unperverted
mind to slavery"), he slipped into the required perspective rather too easily, relating that "I saw ten, twenty, a hundred large-lipped, lowbrowed black men in the streets who, except in the mere matter of language, did not exceed the sagacity of an elephant" (1960-82, 2.
Ultimately, the defense becomes an obstacle to access to the original unperverted
resource, and therefore an obstacle to further growth.
In these passages, the benign liquids seem to carry not deadly venom but rather the unperverted
truth of the person or object (the father-in-law or the literary text) from which they flow.
by the values of capitalism, marriage can assume its natural form in utopia.
exercises of the understanding, and make up for the