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THE USE AND ABUSE OF CRITICISM

From the April 1909 issue of The Christian Science Journal


THAT there is a use as well as an abuse of the function of criticism, is evident from the words of Jesus, who, besides saying, "Judge not," also says, "Judge righteous judgment. " The verb used in the Greek is the same in both cases, and bears the same meaning as the noun from which the English word "critic" is derived, that is.