The struggle for freedom, then, is waged…

The struggle for freedom, then, is waged not alone by the athletes of battles in wars. Rather, it is also waged in banquets, in bed, and in the tribunals by those who are anointed by the Word – who are ashamed to become the captives of pleasure.

Clement of Alexandria (c. 195)

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