Yvon Brès : the saving sin

A civilization marked by Christianity, which asserted that every man is a sinner and developed in each of its members a consciousness of sin risks being followed by one in which remorse could, on the one hand, thanks to its rejected, secretly gnaw at the psyche of individuals who think themselves free of all guilt ; and, on the other hand, could be projected endlessly onto others in the irrational pursuit of vengeance rather than justice.