What a thought provoking article!
Mathematicians (please do not let that word keep you from continuing to read) talk about relationships that are inversely proportionate to one another. A simple equation such as y=1/x is an example of an inverse relationship. As x gets larger, y gets smaller. For instance, if x = 10 then y is 1/10 or 0.1, but if x = 100 then y is 1/100 or 0.01. Inverse relationships are upside down ones.
Sin behaves this way upon the soul. Simply stated, the more self-centered we are, the less we reflect true humanity.
Examples abound of the inverse relationship of sin and soul. Studies show that the more that money becomes the center of one’s life, the less generous that person is. As a New York Times article put it:
For decades, surveys have shown that upper-income Americans don’t give away as much of their money as they might and are…
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