+ At bottom, the search for the vindication of an incorrect view of reality is often the quest for affirmation of our worth or the hunger for preeminence.
+ [Speaking of Christ's Gospel] Our childish rebelling against those simple requirements will not change them.
+ The jokes of drinkers about drunkeness are but an attempt to mock that which mocks them.
+ Those who boast and chortle about their sexual conquests are boasting of that which has actually conquered them.
+ [Speaking of choosing true joy] It is a choice that must be made not once, but it must also be reaffirmed everyday and even every moment.
And this was just from the introduction!