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CHAPTER IV - To Stay or Not to Stay

`I used to think my husband was inspired about Ireland,' said Kate doubtfully.
`And now?'
`Yes! Perhaps he put his wine in old, rotten bottles that wouldn't hold it. No! - Liberty is a rotten old wine-skin. It won't hold one's wine of inspiration or passion any more,' she said.
`And Mexico!' he said. `Mexico is another Ireland. Ah no, no man can be his own master. If! must serve, I will not serve an idea, which cracks and leaks like an old wine-skin. I will serve the God that gives me my manhood. There is no liberty for a man, apart from the God of his manhood. Free Mexico is a bully, and the old, colonial, ecclesiastical Mexico was another sort of bully. When man has nothing but his will to assert - even his good-will - it is always bullying. Bolshevism is one sort of bullying, capitalism another: and liberty is a change of chains.'
`Then what's to be done?' said Kate. `Just nothing?'
And with her own will, she wanted nothing to be done. Let the skies fall!
`One is driven, at last, back to the far distance, to look for God,' said Ramon uneasily.
`I rather hate this search-for-God business, and religiosity,' said Kate.
`I know!' he said, with a laugh. `I've suffered from wouldbe-cocksure religion myself.'
`And you can't really "find God" !' she said. `It's a sort of sentimentalism, and creeping back into old, hollow shells.'
`No!' he said slowly. `I can't find God, in the old sense. I know it's a sentimentalism if I pretend to. But I am nauseated with humanity and the human will: even with my own will. I have realized that my will, no matter how intelligent I am, is only another nuisance on the face of the earth, once I start exerting it. And other people's wills are even worse.'
`Ohi isn't human life horrible!' she cried. `Every human being exerting his will all the time - over other people, and over himself, and nearly always self-righteous!'
Ramon made a grimace of repulsion.
`To me,' he said, `that is just the weariness of life! For a time, it can be amusing: exerting your own will, and resisting

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