Benedict

Benedict is a masculine given name. It comes from the Latin benedictus, meaning "blessed" and most commonly refers to Saint Benedict of Nursia, the founder of the Order of Saint Benedict and thereby of Western Monasticism (Benedictine).

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    The trouble with life isn’t that there is no answer, it’s that there are so many answers.
    —Ruth Benedict (1887–1948)

    ... it is a commonplace that men like war. For peace, in our society, with the feeling we have then that it is feeble-minded to strive except for one’s own private profit, is a lonely thing and a hazardous business. Over and over men have proved that they prefer the hazards of war with all its suffering. It has its compensations.
    —Ruth Benedict (1887–1948)

    The prime lesson the social sciences can learn from the natural sciences is just this: that it is necessary to press on to find the positive conditions under which desired events take place, and that these can be just as scientifically investigated as can instances of negative correlation. This problem is beyond relativity.
    —Ruth Benedict (1887–1948)