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Teradion, wrapt him in a Torah scroll, placed bundles of branches around him and set them on fire. They then brought tufts of wool, which they had soaked in water, and placed them over his heart, so that he should not expire quickly. 'Open your mouth so that the fire may enter you and end your agony,' urged his students. The rabbi replied, 'No! Let only Him who gave me my life take it away. '"'^ According to Jewish law, Each moment of human life life is life is to be preserved, even at great cost.

J. Summa Damen, Theologia theologiae moralis, II, nr. II, nr. 333; 361 -sub. 4; H. Jone-U. Adel- man. Moral Theology, nr. 215, 3; A. Koch-A. Preuss, Handbook of Moral TheoV, p. 125; St. Thomas, Summa theologica. II, II, Q. 64, Art 7. 2. M. Cronin, The Science of Ethics. II, p. 100. Cf. H. Davis, Moral and Pas- logy. toral Theology, 3. II, B. Merkelbach, Summa p. 153. Summa theologiae moralis, theologiae moralis, II, nr. 326; J. II, nr. Aertnys-C. 349; H. Noldin-A. Schmitt, Damen, Theologia moralis.

Full for the utility of the citizen. Wherefore necessary for the conservation of it is sake of the state, but for their exist for the has the right for they exist for the utility of the person. the person, for the sake of which they exist. ^° do not itself 17 own state. utility It is The and sake, citizens to attain of the state in the the state that exists 22 The origin and the primary scope of social life is the conservation, development and perfection of the human person, helping him to realize accurately the demands and values of religion and culture set by the Creator for everyman and for all mankind, both as a whole and in its natural ramifications.

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