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Toward the end of the Republic, this meant that anyone could expect to be sued as soon as they left office, which meant that people had to find ways to stay in office indefinitely. Losing a big election meant endless litigation, possibly ending in death or exile. As things stand, I fear creating the expectation that every losing presidential candidate will face prosecution. One escape hatch could be a pre-emptive pardon. I was not a fan of Fords pardoning Nixon, but the national interest might be stronger here than it was after Watergate. History has been kinder about another precedent, the decision not to prosecute officials of the purported Confederacy. The question then becomes, is it preferable for Clinton to pardon Trump, or for Obama? James Fallows None With two and a half weeks to go, the debate phase of the competition is at last at its end. In real time last night I did an endless tweet-storm commentary whose beginning you can find here , and that wound up this way : Most of what I thought, I said at the time. But to summarize: 1) Predictability. To my relief, most of the expert-forecasts I quoted in my debate preview piece matched what actually occurred.
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on-line.tymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper 1 a : a summons or strong inclination to a particular state or course of action; especially : a divine call to the religious life b : an entry into the priesthood or a religious order 2 a : the work in which a person is employed : occupation b : the persons engaged in a particular occupation 3 : the special function of an individual or group See vocation defined for English-language learners Examples of vocation in a sentence This isn’t just a job for me; it’s a vocation. people who follow a religious vocation He never felt a real sense of vocation. CLXXXIX, art. 10, thinks of placing the choice of a state of life in a category apart. They wish, however, that the choice should be prudently and reasonably exercised. It put me in contact with 52 different orders and societies, educating me on the tons of possibilities, and all these vocation directors and articles helped me to discern what God might be calling me to do. Anything vocal is produced by the voice. See St. The special rules are to be found in Holy Scripture and Tradition . Words from the Latin Mox or vocāre have something to do with the voice or with calling. More specifically, in the Orthodox and Catholic Churches, this idea of vocation is especially associated with a divine call to service to the Church and humanity through particular vocational life commitments such as marriage to a particular person, consecration as a religious, ordination to priestly ministry in the Church and even a holy life as a single person.
The.pecial rules are to be found in Holy Scripture and Tradition . Otherwise, God would be bound to make known to us clearly both His own will and the consequences of our negligence. There is no paved main road to take us where were supposed to be no path set in stone carved with our name. That same person’s vocation may be to be a single person, a wife or a husband, to be a religious brother or sister, to be a deacon or priest. In recent times there has been a revival of this vocation, by which a woman makes her private consecration in the presence of her bishop. It keeps inviting us to turn toward God by aligning our will with God’s will. In the one life God gave you to live, you have one overriding purpose, to fulfil the will of God, because this is the key to your true destiny, eternal happiness. To discover and declare truth as it is, and facts as they are, is the vocation of the scholar. Drawing on Aristotle, Ryken suggests that that the moral ideal is the golden mean between the two extremes of being lazy and being a workaholic. 10 Some Christian theologians also draw on the doctrine of redemption to discuss the concept of work.