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Yet this does not render the excellence any less an excellence. The same should hold of what are privations and evils. Consider also useless organs, for example, the appendix. A person born without an appendix lacks an organ but not a capacity in the usual sense of capacity. He cannot because of his lack of this organ claim that he is suffering a privation which is an evil. This example may suggest that the concept of a privation should be explained in terms of a lack of a capacity or capacities rather than in terms of lack of proper organs.
Suffering: Suffering may have no connection at all with ill-health in the organic body, and may, indeed often does, spring from health in the mind as for example with grief at misfortune overtaking a loved one, or as with anxiety in a mother when her child is gravely ill. The evil, suffering, is a positive thing. The suffering that comes from grief, despair, humiliation, anxiety, is as real as the pleasures and contentment of friendship, aesthetic appreciation, love, success in one's endeavours; it is as positive a phenomenon, and to seek to explain the former in terms of the latter, is to misunderstand and misrepresent the nature of the former.
I suggest that such a move is a desperate one, and as implausible as attempts to explain a colour, for 23 Op. , p. 36. , pp. 36-7. See also M. B. Ahern's "A Note on the Nature of Evil", Sophia, IV, 1965, and also his discussion in The Problem of Evil, pp. 18-19. 24 ETHICAL PRESUPPOSITIONS 37 example green, as consisting in the absence of red, yellow, blue, orange, etc. Suffering: Suffering may have no connection at all with ill-health in the organic body, and may, indeed often does, spring from health in the mind as for example with grief at misfortune overtaking a loved one, or as with anxiety in a mother when her child is gravely ill.
An Ancient Jewish Christian Source on the History of Christianity: Pseudo-Clementine Recognitions 1.27 71 by F. Stanley Jones, JONES