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convention
used in The Screwtape Letters

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conventional behavior
Definition
something regarded as normal or typical
  • He doesn't think of doctrines as primarily "true" of "false", but as "academic" or "practical", "outworn" or "contemporary", "conventional" or "ruthless".
    Chapter 1 (19% in)

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  • To get him away from those is therefore always a point gained; even in things indifferent it is always desirable substitute the standards of the World, or convention, or fashion, for a human's own real likings and dislikings.
    Chapter 13 (67% in)
  • All you then have to do is to keep out of his mind the question "If I, being what I am, can consider that I am in some sense a Christian, why should the different vices of those people in the next pew prove that their religion is mere hypocrisy and convention?"
    Chapter 2 (86% in)

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