The Counter-Revolution, Sin, and the Redemption

February 4, 2021

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CHAPTER X

1. The Counter-Revolution Should Revive The Notion Of Good And Evil

Paradise Lost: Fall of the rebel angels By Gustave Dore

One of the most significant missions of the Counter-Revolution is reestablishing or reviving the distinction between good and evil, the notion of sin in thesis, of Original Sin, and of actual sin. When performed with a profound assimilation of the spirit of the Church, this task does not produce despair of the Divine Mercy, hypochondria, misanthropy, or the like, so frequently mentioned by certain authors more or less imbued with the maxims of the Revolution.

Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira, Revolution and Counter-Revolution (York, Penn.: The American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family, and Property, 1993), Part II, Chapter X, pg.105

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