When the sacred manifests itself in any hierophany, there is not only a break in the homogeneity of space; there is also a revelation of an absolute reality, opposed to the nonreality of the vast surrounding expanse. The manifestation of the sacred ontologically founds the world. In the homogenous and infinite expanse, in which no point of reference is possible and hence no orientation can be established, the hierophany reveals an absolute fixed point, a center.
No man can come into a British Court of justice to seek the assistance of the law who founds his claim upon a contravention of the British laws.
The principle of public policy is this: ex dolo malo non oritur actio . No Court will lend its aid to a man who founds his cause of action upon an immoral or illegal act.
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