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Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but anti-political, perhaps the most powerful of all anti-political human forces.
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Old English pronominal adverb therfore; see there, fore, and for

Adverb

therefore

  1. For that or this reason, referring to something previously stated; for that.
    Quotations
    • I have married a wife, and therefore I can not come. — Luke, 14:20
    • Behold, we have forsaken all, and followed thee; what shall we have therefore? — Matthew, 19:27
  2. Consequently; by consequence.
    Quotations
    • He blushes; therefore he is guilty. — Spectator

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