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Weaponized Sanctimony: What to Make of the Piety Police (and How Not to Join Them)

There’s a pretty famous saying that goes “Judge not, that ye be not judged.” You’ve probably heard of it.

You probably also think it means that you should accept everything that everyone, everywhere does without so much as a… 1,168 more words


Ethics: On Cruelty to Animals

“The virtue of piety also requires that one should not cause any creature to suffer, even animals, and should show mercy and compassion toward them. Similarly, it says ( 53 more words


Book Review: The Imitation of Christ - By Thomas à Kempis

The Imitation of Christ falls into the category of what one might call ‘classic Christian devotional’. It fits into the time period of the transition between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, and is one of the best selling devotional texts of all time, and while the pious aspect of the text is at the top of it’s class, the underlying theology is abit of a mess. 814 more words


Religions, in my experience, are often a touchy subject with most people. Finding a middle ground, where no one feels offended nor dismissed, is always hard and stressing for me. 684 more words


Odd one out

Mortal Heart by Robin LaFevers

This might not have been my favorite among the three books that make the whole series, His Fair Assassin, but it was undoubtedly very good and a fair ending. 365 more words

After The Last Page

Who I am

in Jesus we see what happens
when a human opens his heart to love
God takes shape in him

a human is a human who loves


The WAY: The Piety of the Kingdom

Matt 6:1-18

Professor Alyce McKenzie relays the story one of her students told about sending his 7-year-old daughter to clean up her room during the Saturday morning family chore time. 2,438 more words