Man and Sin by Piet Schoonenberg (1964) 2.1BM

[“Some animating principle3” must bring “I2 and myself2” into relation with “the potential of my self recognition1“.

Consequently, “I recognize myself” may constitute a refusal (to be me in the fullest) and an usurpation (that this lesser context is capable of bringing “I and myself” into mutual recognition, as if it were the same as bringing “I and myself” into existence).]