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Single Idea 20699

[catalogued under 29. Religion / D. Religious Issues / 2. Immortality / d. Heaven]

Full Idea

There are virtues (such as courage) that would not be present in a paradise.

Gist of Idea

Paradise would not contain some virtues, such as courage


Brian Davies (Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion [1982], 3 'Evil')

Book Reference

Davies,Brian: 'An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion' [OUP 1993], p.39

A Reaction

Part of a suggestion that morality would be entirely inapplicable in paradise, and so we need dangers etc in the world.