Accordingly, the Sceptic, seeing so great a diversity of usages, suspends judgement as to the natural existence of anything good or bad or (in general) fit or unfit to be done, therein abstaining from the rashness of dogmatism; and he follows undogmatically
the ordinary rules of life, and because of this he remains impassive in respect of matters of opinion, while in conditions that are necessitated his emotions are moderate; for thought, as a human being, he suffers emotion through his senses, yet because he does not also opine that what he suffers is evil by nature, the emotion he suffers is moderate.
The tolerant unity of highly varied and broadly, but undogmatically
, Sunni Islam was broken up by new 'scripturalist' demands to discard elements of ritual that were not directly based on instructions in the Qur'an and on sunnah and hadith, including celebrations of the Prophet's birthday (moulood) and worship centring on the tombs of holy men.
into an insane mind' and says that Poe's stories 'grew quite naturally out of a comparable ideality - a loose and undogmatically
held belief in the absolute primacy of the spirit and of a beauty that was the spirit's clearest, and at the same time most ineffable, human expression'.
(8) Maureen Ihrie explains: "the skeptic feels the only reasonable solution to the dilemma [about the truth or falsehood of claims] is to suspend judgment on all matters and live undogmatically
, in accord with the customs and laws one perceives but without making any judgment as to their absolute truth or falsehood" (1982, 14).
(12) The Idiot will ask 'what would it mean to start philosophy "undogmatically
", or with an image that secretes no illusions of transcendence'.
Our life on earth is a pilgrimage, a prolegomenon, and one mustn't forget it: This basic conviction figures prominently, though undogmatically
, in all Spark's work, infusing it with the ambition of allegory.