chapter  6
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Evidence, Impartiality, and Judgment

We can never survey our own sentiments and motives, we can never form any judgment concerning them; unless we remove ourselves, as it were, from our own natural station, and endeavor to view them as at a certain distance from us. But we can do this in no other way than endeavoring to view with the eyes of other people, or as other people are likely to view them.