George Eliot: Moral progress


“My own experience and development deepen every day my conviction that our moral progress may be measured by the degree in which we sympathize with individual suffering and individual joy.”

George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans), novelist (1819-1880).

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  1. Mahatma Gandhi acutely observed that “the greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated”. A point of view completely different from Mary’s, but equally valid…


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