But the insistence of idealist writers upon the relation of the world of nature to conscious intelligence, and especially to a universal consciousness realizing itself throughout the history of individuals, rendered it alike impossible to deny altogether some influence of environment upon character, and to regard the history of individual willing selves as consisting in isolated and unconnected acts of.
Put your pathetic selves out of misery and end the charade already.
Such are ascetics, hermits and the like, whose whole object is the realization of their highest selves.
By one act of consecration of our total selves to God, we can make every subsequent act express that consecration.
The Apostle James wrote, " But be ye doers of the Word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.