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I Wasn’t Catholic

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I was seventeen years old attending a private Catholic school. I wasn’t Catholic.

“It is true that a mirror has the quality of enabling a person to see his image in it, but to do this he must stand still.”
– Soren Kierkegaard

I was confronted with myself. I was divided, and yet it was not the division that frightened me. The thing I feared most was that I didn’t care. I was completely apathetic, indifferent, and uninterested. I thought. I thought myself indifferent until my self-conceit stood exposed concerning the hardness of my heart and for a brief moment I had recognized my true condition.

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