Beware The 'Writer of Conscience' Who Makes Excuses for Evil


August 13, 1993|By CYNTHIA OZICK

How is conscience recognizable? Not simply through acts of grit -- the wicked, too, are dauntless -- but through timeliness and discrimination. Raising one's voice at exactly the moment when that is hardest to do; and knowing that one thing is not another thing.

Author Cynthia Ozick wrote this for The Los Angeles Times.

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