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It is worth training them to feel, not only actual wrong or actual meanness, but the absence of noble aims and endeavours, as not merely blameable but also degrading: to have a feeling of the miserable smallness of mere self in the face of this great universe, of the collective mass of our fellow creatures, in the face of past history and of the indefinite future the poorness and insignificance of human life if it is to be all spent in making things comfortable for ourselves and our kin, and raising ourselves and them a step or two on the social ladder.
Adhering to it is ethically neutral, as it were: an ordinary degree of beneficence, for example 'seems neither blameable nor praiseworthy' (II.
of totally annihilating monarchical power, was a very blameable extreme; especially as it was attended "with the danger, to say the least, of a civil war, which, besides the numberless ills inseparable from it, exposed liberty to much greater perils than it could have incurred under the now limited authority of the king.
Even the new Minister of Mines Peter McBride claimed in 1910 that miners 'were, to some extent, blameable for the prevalence of this disease through the neglect of precautions'.
On the other hand, a person feels that such information turning into a rumour is a blameable action.