Reply to post: Re: And the road to Hell is paved with good intentions . . .

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Re: And the road to Hell is paved with good intentions . . .

Does this also mean that good intentions can /only/ be used to pave the road to hell? If so, how do we "pave a road" to somewhere better than Hell? With bad intentions?

Surely the point is not whether we can quote some creaky old cliche, but how we might implement something that will achieve a positive outcome in line with whatever good intentions we might have. The use of an unqualified "the road to Hell is paved with good intentions" damns by implication all good intentions - whether well implemented or not - which seems to me to be a knee-jerk strategy paving the "road to Hell" rather effectively in and of itself.

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