If men were born free, they would, so long as they remained free, form no conception of good and evil.

Si homines liberi nascerentur, nullum boni, & mali formarent conceptum, quamdiu liberi essent.

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Original Citation

Spinoza, Baruch. Ethica, Ordine Geometrico Desmonstrata [Ethics, Demonstrated in Geometrical Order]. 1677, pt. 4, prop. 68.

Current Citation

Spinoza, Benedict. Ethics, translated by Michael Silverthorne and Matthew J. Kinser. Cambridge University Press, 2018, pt. 4, prop. 68.