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Unformatted text preview: isolate the nature of the evil. It’s very similar to the first remedy. Targeting the evil is a productive way of eliminating it. Evagrius says as your intellect is raised the demons will flee. Ignorance first must be destroyed. Everyone has vices in them, but they will never get helped if they continue unnoticed. The fourth strategy follows the third. After targeting the evil we “can re-construe the situation in a way that is at odds with the evil thought” says Evagius. This means to transfer thoughts that we’re having that is negative against someone into a positive. Manipulate the mind over the temptation of evil thoughts. When thinking of the good of someone you can’t think of the bad at the same time. These are the keys to a healthier soul....
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- Spring '07
- Thought, wiser person, capital vices, fr iend, Shirae Butler PHI