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Of many thought provoking paragraphs, this one stood out for me:

"The simplistic schema of this personality, which overlooks many essential properties of our nature and the considerable range of psychological causality that operates within us, has been handy for the formulation of laws and for energetic administrators. It finds defenders among ambitious people. The consequence of this is that in current systems the subjects of the law—the judges and defendants—are sometimes a kind of philosophical or legal mannequin which plays certain roles, whereas the consequences are borne by living people".

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