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Our Federalism: Imperfect but More Perfectible than Your Father's Federalism
However, Stoics believe, human reason is perfectible through practice; when perfected, it is the same as divine reason (Seneca, Ep 89.
There is no perfect service and all services are always perfectible.
In addition to being a corporate vessel for the life force, humankind is also conceived of as perfectible.
La formule des classes d'immersion est perfectible et risquee mais est un pas dans la bonne direction.
One aspect of modernity that is far from dead is the belief that the human condition is humanly correctable and human beings are humanly perfectible, and technology is seen as the key to correction and perfection.
The saddest conclusion one can draw about it may be the truest: something similar could probably happen in any large educational institution anywhere, because a loner has no accomplices to give him away, and there is no perfectible defence against the ingenuity of psychotic rage and despair.
As a corollary to these, he argued against a Manichean dualism that would pit corruptible flesh against a perfectible spirit.
While the liberal economist tends to regard the market form as nearly perfect or perfectible, (38) another tradition and perspective (partly but not exclusively derived from Marx's analysis in Capital) views the market as inherently non-perfectible and indeed unstable and prone to historically severe failures.
In fact, whereas walking is after all a rather dull and not easily perfectible action, this new form of action, the Dance, admits of an infinite number of creations and variations or figures.
The system is also not the best of all possible systems, so there's lots of room for improvement--but like any system, it's not perfectible, no matter how many times it is reformed, re-engineered, or reimagined.
It was indeed this continuing demonstration of human ingenuity which led thinkers in the eighteenth century, not only to repudiate religion and embrace secularization with enthusiasm but, in particular, also to sneer at the ancient notion of Original Sin--the fatal flaw in human character--and to argue that man was perfectible, and could be made perfect by human organization and will.