Friday, December 8, 2017

Legion

Legion is a pig that needs to be driven into the sea.

Mark 5:9New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

9 He asked him, “What is your name?” He replied, “Legion is my name. There are many of us.”

Footnotes:

5:9 Legion is my name: the demons were numerous and the condition of the possessed man was extremely serious; cf. Mt 12:45.

Matthew 12:45 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

45 Then it goes and brings back with itself seven other spirits more evil than itself, and they move in and dwell there; and the last condition of that person is worse than the first. Thus it will be with this evil generation.”

The True Family of Jesus.[a]

Footnotes:

12:46–50 See Mk 3:31–35. Matthew has omitted Mk 3:20–21 which is taken up in Mk 3:31 (see note on Mt 12:22–32), yet the point of the story is the same in both gospels: natural kinship with Jesus counts for nothing; only one who does the will of his heavenly Father belongs to his true family.

Question

Did you blaspheme against against the Holy Spirit? How Close?

Answer 1

Seven virtues
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The Catechism of the Catholic Church defines virtue as "an habitual and firm disposition to do the good."[1] Traditionally, the seven Christian virtues or heavenly virtues combine the four classical cardinal virtues of prudence, justice, temperance and courage (or fortitude) with the three theological virtues of faith, hope and charity. These were adopted by the Church Fathers as the seven virtues.

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1 Cardinal virtues
2 Theological virtues
3 Seven heavenly virtues and seven deadly sins
4 See also
5 References
6 External links
Cardinal virtues[edit]
Main article: Cardinal virtues
The Greek philosophers Aristotle and Plato, regarded temperance, wisdom, justice, and courage as the four most desirable character traits. The Book of Wisdom is one of the seven Sapiential Books included in the Septuagint. Wisdom 8:7 states that the fruits of Wisdom "...are virtues; For she teaches moderation and prudence, justice and fortitude, and nothing in life is more useful for men than these."

The moral virtues are attitudes, dispositions, and good habits that govern one's actions, passions, and conduct according to reason; and are acquired by human effort.[2] Immanuel Kant said, "Virtue is the moral strength of the will in obeying the dictates of duty".[3] The cardinal virtues are prudence, justice, fortitude, and temperance.

Prudence, from prudentia meaning "seeing ahead, sagacity") is the ability to govern and discipline oneself by the use of reason.[4] It is called the Auriga virtutum (the charioteer of the virtues) as it guides the other virtues.[5]
Justice is that virtue which regulates man in his dealings with others. Connected to justice are the virtues of religion, piety, and gratitude. [6]
Thomas Aquinas ranks fortitude third after prudence and justice and equates it with brave endurance.[3] Patience and perseverance are virtues related to fortitude.
Temperance, is that moral virtue which moderates in accordance with reason the desires and pleasures of the sensuous appetite. Related to temperance are the virtues of continence, humility, and meekness.[6]
Philosophers recognized the interrelatedness of the virtues such that courage without prudence risks becoming mere foolhardiness. Aquinas found an interconnection of practical wisdom (prudentia) and moral virtue. This is frequently termed "the Unity of the Virtues."[7] Aquinas also argued that it not only matters what a person does but how the person does it. The person must aim at a good end and also make a right choice about the means to that end. The moral virtues direct the person to aim at a good end, but to insure that the person make the right choices about the means to a good end, one needs practical wisdom.[8]

Theological virtues[edit]
Main article: Theological virtues
The traditional understanding of the differences in the natures of Cardinal and Theological virtues, is that the latter are not fully accessible to humans in their natural state without assistance from God. "All virtues have as their final scope to dispose man to acts conducive to his true happiness. The happiness, however, of which man is capable is twofold, namely, natural, which is attainable by man's natural powers, and supernatural, which exceeds the capacity of unaided human nature. Since, therefore, merely natural principles of human action are inadequate to a supernatural end, it is necessary that man be endowed with supernatural powers to enable him to attain his final destiny. Now these supernatural principles are nothing else than the theological virtues."[6]

Seven heavenly virtues and seven deadly sins[edit]
A list of seven heavenly virtues that oppose the seven deadly sins appeared later in an epic poem titled Psychomachia, or Battle/Contest of the Soul. Written by Aurelius Clemens Prudentius, a Christian governor who died around 410 AD, it entails the battle between good virtues and evil vices. The enormous popularity of this work in the Middle Ages helped to spread the concept of holy virtue throughout Europe.

After Pope Gregory released his list of seven deadly sins in 590 AD, the seven virtues became identified as chastity, temperance, charity, diligence, patience, kindness, and humility. Practicing them is said to protect one against temptation from the seven deadly sins.

Virtue Latin Gloss Sin Latin
Chastity Castitas Purity, abstinence Lust Luxuria
Temperance Temperantia Humanity, equanimity Gluttony Gula
Charity Caritas Will, benevolence, generosity, sacrifice Greed Avaritia


Diligence Industria Persistence, Effort[disambiguation needed], ethics Sloth Acedia


Patience Patientia Forgiveness, mercy Wrath Ira
Kindness Humanitas Satisfaction, compassion Envy Invidia
Humility Humilitas Bravery, modesty, reverence Pride Superbia
See also[edit]
Enneagram of Personality
Knightly Virtues
Paradiso
Seven Deadly Sins
References[edit]
Jump up ^ Catechism of the Catholic Church, §1803
Jump up ^ CCC §1804
^ Jump up to: a b Rickaby, John. "Fortitude." The Catholic Encyclopedia Vol. 6. New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1909. 6 April 2017
Jump up ^ Prudence – Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Merriam-webster.com (2012-08-31).
Jump up ^ CCC §1806
^ Jump up to: a b c Waldron, Martin Augustine. "Virtue." The Catholic Encyclopedia Vol. 15. New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1912. 6 April 2017
Jump up ^ Annas, Julia. The Morality of Happiness (Oxford; Oxford University Press, 1993), pp. 73–84
Jump up ^ Aquinas. Commentary on the Nicomachean Ethics, Book VI, Lecture XI, ##1279–1280
 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Herbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). "Virtue". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton.

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Faith (Fides) Hope (Spes) Charity (Caritas)
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Chastity (Castitas) Temperance (Temperantia) Charity (Caritas) Diligence (Industria) Patience (Patientia) Kindness (Humanitas) Humility (Humilitas)
Source: Church Fathers
Seven deadly sins
Lust (Luxuria) Gluttony (Gula) Greed (Avaritia) Sloth (Acedia) Wrath (Ira) Envy (Invidia) Pride (Superbia)
Source: Prudentius, Psychomachia
People: Evagrius Ponticus St John Cassian Pope St Gregory I Dante Alighieri Peter Binsfeld
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Seven deadly sins
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The seven deadly sins, also known as the capital vices or cardinal sins, is a grouping and classification of vices within Christian teachings.[1] Behaviours or habits are classified under this category if they directly give birth to other immoralities.[2] According to the standard list, they are pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath and sloth,[2] which are also contrary to the seven virtues. These sins are often thought to be abuses or excessive versions of one's natural faculties or passions (for example, gluttony abuses one's desire to eat).

This classification originated with the desert fathers, especially Evagrius Ponticus, who identified seven or eight evil thoughts or spirits that one needed to overcome.[3] Evagrius' pupil John Cassian, with his book The Institutes, brought the classification to Europe,[4] where it became fundamental to Catholic confessional practices as evident in penitential manuals, sermons like "The Parson's Tale" from Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, and artworks like Dante's Purgatory (where the penitents of Mount Purgatory are depicted as being grouped and penanced according to the worst capital sin they committed). The Catholic Church used the doctrine of the deadly sins in order to help people stop their inclination towards evil before dire consequences and misdeeds occur; the leader-teachers especially focused on pride (which is thought to be the one that severs the soul from Grace,[5] and one that is representative and the very essence of all evil) and greed, both of which are seen as inherently sinful and as underlying all other sins (although greed, when viewed just by itself and discounting all the sins it might lead to, is generally thought be less serious than sloth). To inspire people to focus on the seven deadly sins, the vices are discussed in treatises, and depicted in paintings and sculpture decorations on Catholic churches.[1] Peter Brueghel the Elder's prints of the Seven Deadly Sins and extremely numerous other works, both religious and non-religious, show the continuity of this practice in the culture and everyday life of the modern era.

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1 History
1.1 Biblical antecedents
1.2 Greco-Roman antecedents
1.3 Origin of the currently recognized Seven Deadly Sins
2 Historical and modern definitions, views and associations
2.1 Lust
2.2 Gluttony
2.3 Greed
2.4 Sloth
2.5 Wrath
2.6 Envy
2.7 Pride
3 Historical sins
3.1 Acedia
3.2 Vainglory
4 Christian seven virtues
5 Confession Patterns
6 In art
6.1 Dante's Purgatorio
6.2 Geoffrey Chaucer's "The Parson's Tale"
6.3 Pieter Bruegel the Elder's Prints of the Seven Deadly Sins
6.4 Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene
6.5 Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht's The Seven Deadly Sins
6.6 Paul Cadmus' The Seven Deadly Sins
7 Revalorization
8 See also
9 References
10 Further reading
11 External links
History[edit]
Biblical antecedents[edit]
The seven deadly sins in their current form are not found in the Bible, however there are biblical antecedents. One such antecedent is found in the Book of Proverbs 6:16–19, however only in the Masoretic Text (the earlier translated Septuagint version of this passage lacks a clear preface and lists only five). Among the verses traditionally associated with King Solomon, it states that the Lord specifically regards "six things doth the LORD hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto Him", namely:[6]

A proud (vain) look
A lying tongue.
Hands that shed innocent blood
A heart that deviseth wicked acts
Feet that be swift in running to mischief
A false witness that speaketh lies
He that soweth discord among brethren[7]
Another list,[8] given this time in the Epistle to the Galatians (Galatians 5:19–21), titled "The Works of the Flesh" in the King James translation, includes more of the traditional seven, although the list is substantially longer: adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, idolatry, sorcery, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, "and such like".[9] Since the apostle Paul goes on to say that the persons who practice these sins "shall not inherit the Kingdom of God", such sins are usually listed as mortal sins (unless sufficient reflection and deliberate consent are not present) rather than capital vices.[10]

Still another list of things that God hates comes from Revelation 21:8.[11] This list has eight items, however and are inclusive of the seven sins listed previously which states: "But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death."

Greco-Roman antecedents[edit]
While the seven deadly sins as we know them did not originate with the Greeks or Romans, there were ancient precedents for them. Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics lists several positive, healthy human qualities, excellences, or virtues. Aristotle argues that for each positive quality there are two negative vices that are found on each extreme of the virtue. Courage, for example, is the human excellence or virtue in facing fear and risk. Excessive courage makes one rash, while a deficiency of courage makes one cowardly. This principle of virtue found in the middle or "mean" between excess and deficiency is Aristotle's notion of the golden mean. Aristotle lists virtues like courage, temperance or self-control, generosity, "greatness of soul," proper response to anger, friendliness, and wit or charm.

Roman writers like Horace extolled the value of virtue while listing and warning against vices. His first epistles says that "to flee vice is the beginning of virtue, and to have got rid of folly is the beginning of wisdom."[12]


An allegorical image depicting the human heart subject to the seven deadly sins, each represented by an animal (clockwise: toad = avarice; snake = envy; lion = wrath; snail = sloth; pig = gluttony; goat = lust; peacock = pride).
Origin of the currently recognized Seven Deadly Sins[edit]
The modern concept of the seven deadly sins is linked to the works of the fourth-century monk Evagrius Ponticus, who listed eight evil thoughts in Greek as follows:[13][14]

1 Γαστριμαργία (gastrimargia) gluttony
2 Πορνεία (porneia) prostitution, fornication
3 Φιλαργυρία (philargyria) avarice
4 Ὑπερηφανία (hyperēphania) pride – sometimes rendered as self-overestimation[15]
5 Λύπη (lypē) sadness – in the Philokalia, this term is rendered as envy, sadness at another's good fortune
6 Ὀργή (orgē) wrath
7 Κενοδοξία (kenodoxia) boasting
8 Ἀκηδία (akēdia) acedia – in the Philokalia, this term is rendered as dejection
They were translated into the Latin of Western Christianity (largely due to the writings of John Cassian),[16][17] thus becoming part of the Western tradition's spiritual pietas (or Catholic devotions), as follows:[18]

1 Gula (gluttony)
2 Luxuria/Fornicatio (lust, fornication)
3 Avaritia (avarice/greed)
4 Superbia (pride, hubris)
5 Tristitia (sorrow/despair/despondency)
6 Ira (wrath)
7 Vanagloria (vainglory)
8 Acedia (sloth)
These "evil thoughts" can be categorized into three types:[18]

lustful appetite (gluttony, fornication, and avarice)
irascibility (wrath)
mind corruption (vainglory, sorrow, pride, and discouragement)
In AD 590 Pope Gregory I revised this list to form the more common list. Gregory combined tristitia with acedia, and vanagloria with superbia, and added envy.[19][20] Gregory's list became the standard list of sins. Thomas Aquinas uses and defends Gregory's list in his Summa Theologica.[21] The Anglican Communion,[22] Lutheran Church,[23] and Methodist Church,[24][25] among other Christian denominations, continue to retain this list. Moreover, modern day evangelists, such as Billy Graham have explicated the seven deadly sins.[26]

Historical and modern definitions, views and associations[edit]
Most of the capital sins, with the sole exception of sloth, are defined by Dante Alighieri as perverse or corrupt versions of love for something or another: lust, gluttony, and greed are all excessive or disordered love of good things; sloth is a deficiency of love; wrath, envy, and pride are perverted love directed toward other's harm.[27] In the seven capital sins are seven ways of eternal death.[5] The capital sins from lust to envy are generally associated with pride, which has been labeled as the father of all sins, etc.

Lust[edit]
Main article: Lust

Paolo and Francesca, whom Dante's Inferno describes as damned for fornication. (Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, 1819)
Lust, or lechery (Latin, "luxuria" (carnal)), is intense longing. It is usually thought of as intense or unbridled sexual desire,[28] which leads to fornication, adultery, rape, bestiality, and other immoral sexual acts. However, lust could also mean simply desire in general; thus, lust for money, power, and other things are sinful. In accordance with the words of Henry Edward, the impurity of lust transforms one into "a slave of the devil".[5]

Lust, if not managed properly, can subvert propriety.[29]

German philosopher Schopenhauer wrote as follows:[29]

"Lust is the ultimate goal of almost all human endeavour, exerts an adverse influence on the most important affairs, interrupts the most serious business, sometimes for a while confuses even the greatest minds, does not hesitate with its trumpery to disrupt the negotiations of statesmen and the research of scholars, has the knack of slipping its love-letters and ringlets even into ministerial portfolios and philosophical manuscripts".

Dante defined lust as the disordered love for individuals.[30] It is generally thought to be the least serious capital sin[27][31] as it is an abuse of a faculty that humans share with animals, and sins of the flesh are less grievous than spiritual sins.[32]

In Dante's Purgatorio, the penitent walks within flames to purge himself of lustful thoughts and feelings. In Dante's Inferno, unforgiven souls of the sin of lust are blown about in restless hurricane-like winds symbolic of their own lack of self-control to their lustful passions in earthly life.

Gluttony[edit]
Main article: Gluttony

Gluttony
Excess (Albert Anker, 1896)
Gluttony (Latin, gula) is the overindulgence and overconsumption of anything to the point of waste. The word derives from the Latin gluttire, meaning to gulp down or swallow.

In Christianity, it is considered a sin if the excessive desire for food causes it to be withheld from the needy.[33]

Because of these scripts, gluttony can be interpreted as selfishness; essentially placing concern with one's own impulses or interests above the well-being or interests of others.[original research?]

During times of famine, war, and similar periods when food is scarce, it is possible for one to indirectly kill other people through starvation just by eating too much or even too soon.

Medieval church leaders (e.g., Thomas Aquinas) took a more expansive view of gluttony,[33] arguing that it could also include an obsessive anticipation of meals, and the constant eating of delicacies and excessively costly foods.[34] Aquinas went so far as to prepare a list of five ways to commit gluttony, comprising:

Laute – eating too expensively
Studiose – eating too daintily
Nimis – eating too much
Praepropere – eating too soon
Ardenter – eating too eagerly
Of these, ardenter is often considered the most serious, since it is extreme attachment to the pleasure of mere eating, which can make the committer eat impulsively; absolutely and without qualification live merely to eat and drink; lose attachment to health-related, social, intellectual, and spiritual pleasures; and lose proper judgement[original research?]: an example is Esau selling his birthright for ordinary food of bread and pottage of lentils. His punishment was that the "profane person . . . who, for a morsel of meat sold his birthright," we learn that "he found no place for repentance, though he sought it carefully, with tears." [Gen 25:30]

Greed[edit]
Main article: Greed

Greed
1909 painting The Worship of Mammon by Evelyn De Morgan.
Greed (Latin, avaritia), also known as avarice, cupidity, or covetousness, is, like lust and gluttony, a sin of desire. However, greed (as seen by the Church) is applied to an artificial, rapacious desire and pursuit of material possessions. Thomas Aquinas wrote, "Greed is a sin against God, just as all mortal sins, in as much as man condemns things eternal for the sake of temporal things." In Dante's Purgatory, the penitents were bound and laid face down on the ground for having concentrated excessively on earthly thoughts[citation needed]. Hoarding of materials or objects, theft and robbery, especially by means of violence, trickery, or manipulation of authority are all actions that may be inspired by Greed. Such misdeeds can include simony, where one attempts to purchase or sell sacraments, including Holy Orders and, therefore, positions of authority in the Church hierarchy.

In the words of Henry Edward, avarice "plunges a man deep into the mire of this world, so that he makes it to be his god."[5]

As defined outside Christian writings, greed is an inordinate desire to acquire or possess more than one needs, especially with respect to material wealth.[35] Like pride, it can lead to not just some, but all evil.[2]

Sloth[edit]
Main article: Sloth (deadly sin)

Sloth
Parable of the Wheat and the Tares by Abraham Bloemaert, Walters Art Museum
Sloth (Latin, tristitia or acedia ("without care")) refers to a peculiar jumble of notions, dating from antiquity and including mental, spiritual, pathological, and physical states.[36] It may be defined as absence of interest or habitual disinclination to exertion.[37]

In his Summa Theologica, Saint Thomas Aquinas defined sloth as "sorrow about spiritual good".[2]

The scope of sloth is wide.[36] Spiritually, acedia first referred to an affliction attending religious persons, especially monks, wherein they became indifferent to their duties and obligations to God. Mentally, acedia has a number of distinctive components of which the most important is affectlessness, a lack of any feeling about self or other, a mind-state that gives rise to boredom, rancor, apathy, and a passive inert or sluggish mentation, Physically, acedia is fundamentally associated with a cessation of motion and an indifference to work; it finds expression in laziness, idleness, and indolence.[36]

Sloth includes ceasing to utilize the seven gifts of grace given by the Holy Spirit (Wisdom, Understanding, Counsel, Knowledge, Piety, Fortitude, and Fear of the Lord); such disregard may lead to the slowing of one's spiritual progress towards eternal life, to the neglect of manifold duties of charity towards the neighbor, and to animosity towards those who love God.[5]

Sloth has also been defined as a failure to do things that one should do. By this definition, evil exists when "good" people fail to act.

Edmund Burke (1729–1797) wrote in Present Discontents (II. 78) "No man, who is not inflamed by vain-glory into enthusiasm, can flatter himself that his single, unsupported, desultory, unsystematic endeavours are of power to defeat the subtle designs and united Cabals of ambitious citizens. When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall, one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle."

Unlike the other capital sins, which are sins of committing immorality, sloth is a sin of omitting responsibilities. It may arise from any of the other capital vices; for example, a son may omit his duty to his father through anger. While the state and habit of sloth is a mortal sin, the habit of the soul tending towards the last mortal state of sloth is not mortal in and of itself except under certain circumstances.[5]

Emotionally and cognitively, the evil of acedia finds expression in a lack of any feeling for the world, for the people in it, or for the self. Acedia takes form as an alienation of the sentient self first from the world and then from itself. Although the most profound versions of this condition are found in a withdrawal from all forms of participation in or care for others or oneself, a lesser but more noisome element was also noted by theologians. From tristitia, asserted Gregory the Great, "there arise malice, rancour, cowardice, [and] despair..." Chaucer, too, dealt with this attribute of acedia, counting the characteristics of the sin to include despair, somnolence, idleness, tardiness, negligence, indolence, and wrawnesse, the last variously translated as "anger" or better as "peevishness". For Chaucer, human's sin consists of languishing and holding back, refusing to undertake works of goodness because, he/she tells him/her self, the circumstances surrounding the establishment of good are too grievous and too difficult to suffer. Acedia in Chaucer's view is thus the enemy of every source and motive for work.[38]

Sloth not only subverts the livelihood of the body, taking no care for its day-to-day provisions, but also slows down the mind, halting its attention to matters of great importance. Sloth hinders the man in his righteous undertakings and thus becomes a terrible source of human's undoing.[38]

In his Purgatorio Dante portrayed the penance for acedia as running continuously at top speed.

Dante describes acedia as the failure to love God with all one's heart, all one's mind and all one's soul; to him it was the middle sin, the only one characterised by an absence or insufficiency of love. Some scholars[who?] have said that the ultimate form of acedia was despair which leads to suicide.

Wrath[edit]
Main article: Wrath

Wrath, by Jacques de l'Ange
Wrath (Latin, ira) can be defined as uncontrolled feelings of anger, rage, and even hatred. Wrath often reveals itself in the wish to seek vengeance.[39] In its purest form, wrath presents with injury, violence, and hate that may provoke feuds that can go on for centuries. Wrath may persist long after the person who did another a grievous wrong is dead. Feelings of wrath can manifest in different ways, including impatience, hateful misanthropy, revenge, and self-destructive behavior, such as drug abuse or suicide.[original research?]

"People who fly into a rage always make a bad landing."

— Will Rogers
According to the Catechism of the Catholic Church, the neutral act of anger becomes the sin of wrath when it's directed against an innocent person, when it's unduly strong or long-lasting, or when it desires excessive punishment. "If anger reaches the point of a deliberate desire to kill or seriously wound a neighbor, it is gravely against charity; it is a mortal sin." (CCC 2302) Hatred is the sin of desiring that someone else may suffer misfortune or evil, and is a mortal sin when one desires grave harm. (CCC 2302-03)

People feel angry when they sense that they or someone they care about has been offended, when they are certain about the nature and cause of the angering event, when they are certain someone else is responsible, and when they feel they can still influence the situation or cope with it.[40]

Dante described vengeance as "love of justice perverted to revenge and spite".[39]

In accordance with Henry Edward, angry people are "slaves to themselves".[5]

Wrath is the only sin not necessarily associated with selfishness or self-interest, although one can of course be wrathful for selfish reasons, such as jealousy (closely related to the sin of envy).[original research?]

Envy[edit]
Main article: Envy

Envy
Cain killing Abel, painting by Bartolomeo Manfredi, c. 1600
Envy (Latin, invidia), like greed and lust, is characterized by an insatiable desire. It can be described as a sad or resentful covetousness towards the traits or possessions of someone else. It arises from vainglory,[41] and severs a man from his neighbor.[5]

Malicious envy is similar to jealousy in that they both feel discontent towards someone's traits, status, abilities, or rewards. A difference is that the envious also desire the entity and covet it. Envy can be directly related to the Ten Commandments, specifically, "Neither shall you covet... anything that belongs to your neighbour" - a statement that may also be related to greed. Dante defined envy as "a desire to deprive other men of theirs". In Dante's Purgatory, the punishment for the envious is to have their eyes sewn shut with wire because they gained sinful pleasure from seeing others brought low. According to St. Thomas Aquinas, the struggle aroused by envy has three stages: during the first stage, the envious person attempts to lower another's reputation; in the middle stage, the envious person receives either "joy at another's misfortune" (if he succeeds in defaming the other person) or "grief at another's prosperity" (if he fails); the third stage is hatred because "sorrow causes hatred" .[42]

Envy is said to be the motivation behind Cain murdering his brother, Abel, as Cain envied Abel because God favored Abel's sacrifice over Cain's.

Bertrand Russell said that envy was one of the most potent causes of unhappiness,[43][page needed] bringing sorrow to committers of envy whilst giving them the urge to inflict pain upon others.

In accordance with the most widely accepted views, only pride weighs down the soul more than envy among the capital sins. Just like pride, envy has been associated directly with the devil, for Wisdom 2:24 states:" the envy of the devil brought death to the world,".[41]

Pride[edit]
Main article: Pride

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Building the Tower of Babel was, for Dante, an example of pride. Painting by Pieter Brueghel the Elder
The negative version of pride (Latin, superbia) is considered, on almost every list, the original and most serious of the seven deadly sins: the perversion of the faculties that make humans more like God—dignity and holiness. It is also thought to be the source of the other capital sins. Also known as hubris (from ancient Greek ὕβρις), or futility, it is identified as dangerously corrupt selfishness, the putting of one's own desires, urges, wants, and whims before the welfare of people.

In even more destructive cases, it is irrationally believing that one is essentially and necessarily better, superior, or more important than others, failing to acknowledge the accomplishments of others, and excessive admiration of the personal image or self (especially forgetting one's own lack of divinity, and refusing to acknowledge one's own limits, faults, or wrongs as a human being).

What the weak head with strongest bias rules, Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools.

— Alexander Pope, An Essay on Criticism, line 203.
As pride has been labelled the father of all sins, it has been deemed the devil's most prominent trait. C.S. Lewis writes, in Mere Christianity, that pride is the "anti-God" state, the position in which the ego and the self are directly opposed to God: "Unchastity, anger, greed, drunkenness, and all that, are mere fleabites in comparison: it was through Pride that the devil became the devil: Pride leads to every other vice: it is the complete anti-God state of mind."[44] Pride is understood to sever the spirit from God, as well as His life-and-grace-giving Presence.[5]

One can be prideful for different reasons. Author Ichabod Spencer states that "[s]piritual pride is the worst kind of pride, if not worst snare of the devil. The heart is particularly deceitful on this one thing."[45] Jonathan Edwards said "[r]emember that pride is the worst viper that is in the heart, the greatest disturber of the soul's peace and sweet communion with Christ; it was the first sin that ever was, and lies lowest in the foundation of Satan's whole building, and is the most difficultly rooted out, and is the most hidden, secret and deceitful of all lusts, and often creeps in, insensibly, into the midst of religion and sometimes under the disguise of humility."[46]

In Ancient Athens, hubris was considered one of the greatest crimes and was used to refer to insolent contempt that can cause one to use violence to shame the victim. This sense of hubris could also characterize rape.[47] Aristotle defined hubris as shaming the victim, not because of anything that happened to the committer or might happen to the committer, but merely for the committer's own gratification.[48][49][50] The word's connotation changed somewhat over time, with some additional emphasis towards a gross over-estimation of one's abilities.

The term has been used to analyse and make sense of the actions of contemporary heads of government by Ian Kershaw (1998), Peter Beinart (2010) and in a much more physiological manner by David Owen (2012). In this context the term has been used to describe how certain leaders, when put to positions of immense power, seem to become irrationally self-confident in their own abilities, increasingly reluctant to listen to the advice of others and progressively more impulsive in their actions.[51]

Dante's definition of pride was "love of self perverted to hatred and contempt for one's neighbour".

Pride is associated with more intra-individual negative outcomes and is commonly related to expressions of aggression and hostility (Tangney, 1999). As one might expect, pride is not always associated with high self-esteem but with highly fluctuating or variable self-esteem. Excessive feelings of pride have a tendency to create conflict and sometimes terminating close relationships, which has led it to be understood as one of the few emotions with no clear positive or adaptive functions (Rhodwalt, et al.).[citation needed]

Pride is generally associated with an absence of humility.[citation needed] It may also be associated with a lack of knowledge. John Gay states that "By ignorance is pride increased; They most assume who know the least."[45]

In accordance with the Sirach's author's wording, the heart of a proud man is "like a partridge in its cage acting as a decoy; like a spy he watches for your weaknesses. He changes good things into evil, he lays his traps. Just as a spark sets coals on fire, the wicked man prepares his snares in order to draw blood. Beware of the wicked man for he is planning evil. He might dishonor you forever." In another chapter, he says that "the acquisitive man is not content with what he has, wicked injustice shrivels the heart."

Benjamin Franklin said "In reality there is, perhaps no one of our natural passions so hard to subdue as pride. Disguise it, struggle with it, stifle it, mortify it as much as one pleases, it is still alive and will every now and then peep out and show itself; you will see it, perhaps, often in this history. For even if I could conceive that I had completely overcome it, I should probably be proud of my humility."[52] Joseph Addison states that "There is no passion that steals into the heart more imperceptibly and covers itself under more disguises than pride."[53]

While pride is generally thought to be committed by individuals, it can be committed by groups. Discrimination and prejudice are often the result of group pride.

The proverb "pride goeth (goes) before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall" (from the biblical Book of Proverbs, 16:18)(or pride goeth before the fall) is thought to sum up the modern use of pride. Pride is also referred to as "pride that blinds," as it often causes a committer of pride to act in foolish ways that belie common sense.[51] In other words, the modern definition may be thought of as, "that pride that goes just before the fall." In his two-volume biography of Adolf Hitler, historian Ian Kershaw uses both 'hubris' and 'nemesis' as titles. The first volume, Hubris,[54] describes Hitler's early life and rise to political power. The second, Nemesis,[55] gives details of Hitler's role in the Second World War, and concludes with his fall and suicide in 1945.

Much of the 10th and part of 11th chapter of the Book of Sirach discusses and advises about pride, hubris, and who is rationally worthy of honor. It goes:

"Do not store up resentment against your neighbor, no matter what his offence; do nothing in a fit of anger. Pride is odious to both God and man; injustice is abhorrent to both of them. Sovereignty is forced from one nation to another because of injustice, violence, and wealth. How can there be such pride in someone who is nothing but dust and ashes? Even while he is living, man's bowels are full of rottenness. Look: the illness lasts while the doctor makes light of it; and one who is king today will die tomorrow. Once a man is dead, grubs, insects, and worms are his lot.The beginning of man's pride is to separate himself from the Lord and to rebel against his Creator. The beginning of pride is sin. Whoever perseveres in sinning opens the floodgates to everything that is evil. For this the Lord has inflicted dire punishment on sinners; he has reduced them to nothing. The Lord has overturned the thrones of princes and set up the meek in their place. The Lord has torn up the proud by their roots and has planted the humble in their place. The Lord has overturned the land of pagans and totally destroyed them. He has devastated several of them, destroyed them and removed all remembrance of them from the face of the earth. Pride was not created for man, nor violent anger for those born of woman. Which race is worthy of honor? The human race. Which race is worthy of honor? Those who are good. Which race is despicable? The human race. Which race is despicable? Those who break the commandments. The leader is worthy of respect in the midst of his brethren, but he has respect for those who are good. Whether, they be rich, honored or poor, their pride should be in being good. It is not right to despise the poor man who keeps the law; it is not fitting to honor the sinful man. The leader, the judge, and the powerful man are worthy of honor, but no one is greater than the man who is good. A prudent slave will have free men as servants, and the sensible man will not complain. Do not feel proud when you accomplished your work; do not put on airs when times are difficult for you. Of greater worth is the man who works and lives in abundance than the one who shows off and yet has nothing to live on. My son, have a modest appreciation of yourself, estimate yourself at your true value. Who will defend the man who takes his own life? Who will respect the man who despises himself? The poor man will be honored for his wisdom and the rich man, for his riches. Honored when poor-how much more honored when rich! Dishonored when rich-how much more dishonored when poor! The poor man who is intelligent carries his head high and sits among the great. Do not praise a man because he is handsome and do not hold a man in contempt because of his appearance. The bee is one of the smallest winged insects but she excels in the exquisite sweetness of her honey. Do not be irrationally proud just because of the clothes you wear; do not be proud when people honor you. Do you know what the Lord is planning in a mysterious way? Many tyrants have been overthrown and someone unknown has received the crown. Many powerful men have been disgraced and famous men handed over to the power of others. Do not reprehend anyone unless you have been first fully informed, consider the case first and thereafter make your reproach. Do not reply before you have listened; do not meddle in the disputes of sinners. My child, do not undertake too many activities. If you keep adding to them, you will not be without reproach; if you run after them, you will not succeed nor will you ever be free, although you try to escape."

— Sirach,10:6–31 and 11:1–10
Jacob Bidermann's medieval miracle play, Cenodoxus, pride is the deadliest of all the sins and leads directly to the damnation of the titulary famed Parisian doctor. In Dante's Divine Comedy, the penitents are burdened with stone slabs on their necks to keep their heads bowed.

Historical sins[edit]
Acedia[edit]
Main article: Acedia

Acedia mosaic, Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière
Acedia (Latin, acedia "without care"[36]) (from Greek ἀκηδία) is the neglect to take care of something that one should do. It is translated to apathetic listlessness; depression without joy. It is related to melancholy: acedia describes the behaviour and melancholy suggests the emotion producing it. In early Christian thought, the lack of joy was regarded as a willful refusal to enjoy the goodness of God; by contrast, apathy was considered a refusal to help others in time of need.

Pope Gregory combined this with tristitia into sloth for his list. When Thomas Aquinas described acedia in his interpretation of the list, he described it as an uneasiness of the mind, being a progenitor for lesser sins such as restlessness and instability. Dante refined this definition further, describing acedia as the failure to love God with all one's heart, all one's mind and all one's soul; to him it was the middle sin, the only one characterised by an absence or insufficiency of love. Some scholars[who?] have said that the ultimate form of acedia was despair which leads to suicide.

Acedia is currently defined in the Catechism of the Catholic Church as spiritual sloth, which would be believing spiritual tasks to be too difficult. In the fourth century, Christian monks believed acedia was not primarily caused by laziness, but by a state of depression that caused spiritual detachment. [56]


Detail of Pride from The Seven Deadly Sins and the Four Last Things by Hieronymous Bosch, c. 1500
Vainglory[edit]
Main article: Vanity
Vainglory (Latin, vanagloria) is unjustified boasting. Pope Gregory viewed it as a form of pride, so he folded vainglory into pride for his listing of sins.[19] According to Thomas Aquinas, it is the progenitor of envy.[41]

The Latin term gloria roughly means boasting, although its English cognate – glory – has come to have an exclusively positive meaning; historically, the term vain roughly meant futile, but by the 14th century had come to have the strong narcissistic undertones, that it still retains today.[57] As a result of these semantic changes, vainglory has become a rarely used word in itself, and is now commonly interpreted as referring to vanity (in its modern narcissistic sense).[citation needed]

Christian seven virtues[edit]
With Christianity, historic Christian denominations such as the Catholic Church and Protestant Churches,[58] including the Lutheran Church,[59] recognize seven virtues, which correspond inversely to each of the seven deadly sins.

Vice Latin Italian Virtue Latin Italian
Lust Luxuria "Lussuria" Chastity Castitas "Castità"
Gluttony Gula "Gola" Temperance Temperantia "Temperanza"
Greed Avaritia "Avarizia" Charity (or, sometimes, Generosity)† Caritas (Liberalitas) "Generosità"
Sloth Tristitia or Acedia "Accidia" Diligence Industria "Diligenza"
Wrath Ira "Ira" Patience Patientia "Pazienza"
Envy Invidia "Invidia" Gratitude Humanitas "Gratitudine"
Pride Superbia "Superbia" Humility Humilitas "Umiltà"
†This virtue is generally considered to be the greatest and the most important of all; hence 1 Corinthians 13:13 "And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity".[60]

Confession Patterns[edit]
Confession is the act of admitting the commission of a sin to a priest, who in turn will forgive the person in the name (in the person) of Christ, give a penance to (partially) make up for the offense, and advise the person on what he or she should do afterwards.

According to a 2009 study by Fr Roberto Busa, a Jesuit scholar[who?], the most common deadly sin confessed by men is supposedly lust, and by women, pride.[61] It was unclear whether these differences were due to the actual number of transgressions committed by each sex, or whether differing views on what "counts" or should be confessed caused the observed pattern.[62]

In art[edit]
Dante's Purgatorio[edit]
The second book of Dante's epic poem The Divine Comedy is structured around the seven deadly sins. The most serious sins, found at the lowest level, are the abuses of the most divine faculty. For Dante and other thinkers, a human's rational faculty makes humans more like God. Abusing that faculty with pride or envy weighs down the soul the most. Abusing one's passions with wrath or a lack of passion as with sloth also weighs down the soul but not as much as the abuse of one's rational faculty. Finally, abusing one's desires for to have one's physical needs met via greed, gluttony, or lust abuses a faculty that humans share with animals. This is still an abuse that weighs down the soul, but it does not weigh it down like other abuses. Thus, the top levels of the Mountain of Purgatory have the top listed sins, while the lowest levels have the more serious sins of wrath, envy, and pride.

luxuria / Lust[63][64][65]
gula / Gluttony
avaritia / Greed
acedia / Sloth
ira / Wrath
invidia / Envy
superbia / Pride
Geoffrey Chaucer's "The Parson's Tale"[edit]
The last tale of the Canterbury Tales, the "Parson's Tale" is not a tale but a sermon that the parson gives against the seven deadly sins. This sermon brings together many common ideas and images about the seven deadly sins. This tale and Dante's work both show how the seven deadly sins were used for confessional purposes or as a way to identify, repent of, and find forgiveness for one's sins.[66][67]

Pieter Bruegel the Elder's Prints of the Seven Deadly Sins[edit]
The Dutch artist created a series of prints showing each of the seven deadly sins. Each print features a central, labeled image that represents the sin. Around the figure are images that show the distortions, degenerations, and destructions caused by the sin.[68] Many of these images come from contemporary Dutch aphorisms.[69]

Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene[edit]
Spenser's work, which was meant to educate young people to embrace virtue and avoid vice, includes a colourful depiction of the House of Pride. Lucifera, the lady of the house, is accompanied by advisers who represent the other seven deadly sins.[citation needed]

Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht's The Seven Deadly Sins[edit]
This work satirized capitalism and its painful abuses as its central character, the victim of a split personality, travels to seven different cities in search of money for her family. In each city she encounters one of the seven deadly sins, but those sins ironically reverse one's expectations. When the character goes to Los Angeles, for example, she is outraged by injustice, but is told that wrath against capitalism is a sin that she must avoid.[citation needed]

Paul Cadmus' The Seven Deadly Sins[edit]
Between 1945 and 1949, the American painter Paul Cadmus created a series of vivid, powerful, and gruesome paintings of each of the seven deadly sins.[70]

Revalorization[edit]
Ferdinand Mount maintains that liquid currentness, especially through tabloids, has surprisingly given valor to vices, causing society to regress into that of primitive pagans: "covetousness has been rebranded as retail therapy, sloth is downtime, lust is exploring your sexuality, anger is opening up your feelings, vanity is looking good because you're worth it and gluttony is the religion of foodies".[71]

See also[edit]
Arishadvargas in Hinduism
Cardinal virtues
Enneagram of Personality
Five poisons in Buddhism
Five Thieves in Sikhism
Knightly Virtues
Nafs and Tazkiah in Islam
Private Vices, Publick Benefits
Seven Social Sins written by Mohandas Gandhi
Sufism in Islam
The Seven Sins of Memory
The Seven Deadly Sins of Modern Times
Theological virtues
Tree of virtues

Thursday, December 7, 2017

I Cut Off (Forever) and Don’t Deal With

I Cut Off (Forever/Eternity) and Don’t Deal With:

1. Emotional Parasites
2. Parasites
3. Attention Seekers
4. Child Molesters
5. Molester
6. Rapists
7. Liars
8. Stalkers
9. Perverts
10. Stupid People
11. Idiots
12. Unrepentant People
13. Narcissists
14. Aberrants
15. Sex Addicts
16. Delusionals
17. Psychopaths
18. Histrionics
19. Dissocials
20. Pathetic People
21. People That Don’t Know There Place
22. Traitorous
23. Homosexuals
24. Sociopaths
25. Disgusting People
26. People That Like to Hear Lies As Truth
27. People That Have Hurt Me Too Much
28. Clawing/Needy People
29. Conspirators
30. Unemphatic People
31. People That Have Done Too Much Evil Too Me

Mark 3:28-30 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
28 Amen, I say to you, all sins and all blasphemies that people utter will be forgiven them. 29 But whoever blasphemes against the holy Spirit will never have forgiveness, but is guilty of an everlasting sin.” 30 For they had said, “He has an unclean spirit.”

Footnotes:

3:29 Whoever blasphemes against the holy Spirit: this sin is called an everlasting sin because it attributes to Satan, who is the power of evil, what is actually the work of the holy Spirit, namely, victory over the demons.

32. Schemers
33. Torturers
34. Corporate Nazis (Moronically Shallowly So)
35. Baby Killers

*The Limelight

Matthew 5:20 I tell you, unless your righteousness surpasses that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will not enter into the kingdom of heaven. Teaching About Anger.
Matthew 7:21 The True Disciple. “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father in heaven.
Matthew 18:3 and said, “Amen, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven.
1 Corinthians 6:9-10 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

9 Do you not know that the unjust will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived; neither fornicators nor idolaters nor adulterers nor boy prostitutes[b] nor sodomites 10 nor thieves nor the greedy nor drunkards nor slanderers nor robbers will inherit the kingdom of God.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

A Holy Plan

We need to compile an individual file on each person that I have interacted with and known and have relationships with and all people that are extraordinary in a moral sense and beautiful people, such as saints, which contains information and describes how and what makes them perfect (time dependent and relative), extraordinary and achieving perfection and knowledge and morality seeking and with limited in deviance from the time related deviation from God’s plan and morality and aversion to sin and embracing and gaining in virtue. These files will be integrated and processed by a computer system and the information and data from individual files and the integrated implications and resultants/products (from computer and human processing) will be richly cited in the plan (which will undoubtedly be thousands of pages in length), and the plan will extend through all time and in Heaven and be perfected in time, in stages, by God and the Holy Spirit. God and the Holy Spirit contain everything in their teachings, words and presence and existence to have the effects and general results or outcomes that the widespread effect of a disseminated plan, described above, would have, but such is the burdens of needing research, learning and technology. The Vatican and the Holy institutions and people of this Earth should immediately embark upon assembling the plan.

The Nature of Abominations

Abominations have two subtypes there is the batterer and the torturer, the batterer and the torturer have the capacity to battle or integrate and they need each other but both seek out potential victims, the torturer is somewhat more perverse and deceitful, one is more dominant and omnipotence seeking  in the trapping and toying (the batterer) and the other the emergence and feeling of elevated perversity is what is sought (the torturer), in the worst variant but uniformly in a way molestation seeking. They are both profoundly ignorant but uniformly guilty in any valid judgement, and the batterer less molestation seeking and more sexual assault seeking, seeking cleaner force, and therefore less malignant on the whole. They are often fused in psychopaths and sexual sadists. When they are integrated they find a uneasy and splitting state and on some level, in masochism and sadism, do battle in one psyche. They find satisfaction in perversity and violence and they live for the acquisition of victims and power. It must be stated that they ultimately seek power in intelligence, as they are foolish and completely shallow without any meaningful pursuits, understanding of purpose or inability, through choice to embrace love or justice or fulfillment, and often accept and maximize their power given their intelligence but do so in different ways in proportion and reflected in their level of psychopathy, management style, insecurities and specific preferences based in the nature and degree of their internalization and self-reflection of their worthlessness as it is rationalized and processed in general, defense mechanism apparatus processed, but realized. They have distinctly different psychoanalytic profiles and the psychic structure dynamics and descriptions and interactions and dependencies are different, and very much so. Good object relations tend to quell the more sadistic behavior of abominations and the quanta of abominations and the psychics of their behavior might be the basis of mental illness. Ego splitting and malignant narcissism should be studied to observe their behavior and set the stage for productive and consequential research. Non-integrated abominations tend to be a more lasting problems and are incessant and a nuisance but the integrated are more of a violent and self-destructive and outwardly destructive breed but are destroyed once perversity is deprived and knowledge is gained by the innocent. They are mimickers and jealous and pathetic but they cannot develop the bravery to achieve in a real sense and remake reality in order to escape non-predatory and proper, logical methods of development and are projection based. Irrationality at their base becomes chaos in a larger sense as pathology is built upon pathology with gained intellect but the fundamental rationalization, flaws and pathological features of the basic irrational and pathological idioms and axioms in a thought sense upon which everything is built, and things forgotten but passed checks and guilt assured by any judgement. Something like moral creativity, the propagation of the benevolent, love based and purposeful in constructiveness and non-sodomite and molestation and thuggish based thinking of the vulnerable makes worthless abominations quite disgusted and uniformly homicidal. The manipulation of social norms and the heightening of perversity and victimization in the maximizing fashion that has one parameter, in essence. They are only inventive in a circuitous incestuous way and feed off each other in that way but use their victim as mutual conduit in cooperation as a supplement and discharge facilitation mechanism, a slack and deficiency and defectiveness offset mechanism, a sustaining of functioning mechanism to add a level of functionality as they are parasites and needing of victims to sustain a level functionality as they shed their souls or have none.

Monday, November 27, 2017

Poem

I hold her close and the whole world watches and sees what we have, her face pressed up against mine
You don’t have to sacrifice if you are not wrong

Like the light of God when she takes to me, looks at me, takes to me in spirit and attention and love

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

I am blessed with a woman that sees beyond herself in every conceivable way, blessed virgin

Monday, November 20, 2017

The long term, life term (planned), effects of commercialization and mechanization cause dementia, which is cynically profitable in its own right

Saturday, November 18, 2017

I wouldn't take any decisive action that cripple the pro-social and moral activities of the drug companies because we need them to heal and support people, Brains and body, frightening territory

As a society we need to flawlessly define paranoia, of every subtype and study duplicity extensively, because conspiracy nut is just not valid on its own
In the Battlestar Galactica episode where Gina commits an act of terrorism but Gaius, still makes love to her despite the fact she was recently battered, that's the type of thing that burns in my memory and gets me right in the heart, and scares me, because men can be monsters, quietly or loudly, but some can change but others will do anything to not, or to go downhill because it is stimulating to do evil, simple inverted hedonism, a frictionless duality, met a Gina once and she is doing ok

Battered women help righteous men

My favorite episode of Battlestar Galactica, because of Gina, and the ensuing relationship between her and Gaius, and the abject horrors of war and leadership among the cruel
I think we should aim for a China model of consolidation, even beyond that point, but with theocratic intercession and governance, either overtly or merely by agreement/policy and given defined and followed overruling protocol, we have found the root of evil and there is but few ways

My spectrum formation algorithm can be used for Mergers and Acquisitions, or partial mergers (derivatives possible of mergers and acquisitions)

Examine and write openly to them as I believe in a participatory and brotherly world community, with feedback to any leader, contact us pages are there for a reason
I do not follow it as it is not of my beliefs. Maybe a new text needs to be published. Proper war infused with morality, mission, purpose, proper defined individuality, and God and Holy precepts would be it's basis.

I forget no one, there is no doubt in my mind that God wrote the Quran, to reject it is bigotry, I would read it with guidance, it is more than merely Noble, the answer is in The Prophet's holy eyes, I reject blasphemous and racist so-called rebukes against it, that can be found on the internet, we don't live in flatland, I am Jewish by birth and through complete ancestry, with not one exception, my ancestors have roamed everywhere

One of my favorite passages, I wish I could quote the Quran humbly but with righteous conviction, and speak with a outstanding voice, and rebuke with honor and truth to those who need it
It is What It Is. A Setup and a Rouse, and Pure Projection. Blood Pressure Dropped, on Adderall. Label. #SimeonYahweh #GloryToTheFather #Miracles #ShownThroughTheSon #TheLamb

When I was on drugs, I went a few days without food, and even those amidst in corruption with it in them and taken hold, said “finally, my baby can eat”
I wish there was an alternative where you got rewarded for virtuous and brave acts and assist rightful authorities like the DOD

Such a service is now available, consult Solstice, for expanded version and programs tied to it.

Everyone needs it and designed for a reason and reasons, always be well rested
The traits of anti-social individuals are characterized by a unilateralist (often belligerent) attitude (grained) and personhood-depriving beliefs, and an injustice-loving strain, traits of which they all have.

There is a question about which whether or not dissocial personality disorder and malignant narcissism can occur within the same individual #Scary

Examples are set in stone despite conspiracy and murder

Love is chaos, this true to the morally weak
Another down the road, follow the right people as they need a following, it is time for the internet to take over in a sense, digitized books too

We need to digitize every written, transcribed text, spoken word, and thought in history with extensive metadata, and division and union carefully considered #OCD

I failed to mention Google even though I use it constantly, I heard somewhere that they are trying to digitize the world's books, enough said https://www.google.com/intl/en/about/
The tax code and tax plans should be written by the banks and investment banks and technology companies, because they have the data, models and methods, as I did post the necessary spreadsheets weeks ago they should be used, and counter parties selected by the ACLU and likewise other organizations in a purely democratic but preemptive theocratic fashion, purely mediatory between Democrats and Republicans afterwards, with Holy heads selected amongst the parties and the people, with computer models utilized trajectory internalized and appropriate action taken for the course of history, and God's plan and will, highest and obeyed completely. Weeks ago spreadsheets can be found in my photos section.

Tax cuts should come with assurances of investment because tax increases always come with the assurance of productivity by the poor

Let's have a timeline of spending and investment, highly mathematical and audited by economics departments in universities on both sides, comprehensive studies
Project A is the sweetest and most innocent soul I ever met and a sister to K, D, M, H and she thought that me putting my fingers through my mother's hair was the most beautiful thing she ever saw, and if it is her wish I will

Project A has been in full swing for years, and it is coming to a head, Along with Project M which is always a good decision, literally always with good ideas and input, I am not a jerk, you know how good project M is, it can talk to you in a few words and you break down and cry out of salvation

Her soft, meek voice and watching presence is like that of an angel #LittleFoot

Some of my fantasies throughout the years have been beautiful (and some terrifying) and I have asked and they are widely available #GetReady

Like I said Project Maya is in full effect, the one with the deeply feeling and upright heart, she would treat someone who would take their own life and didn't have much good in them, and really love them, that's who she is, and there was no equals sign for the people of the world, and in Heaven she is called to counsel someone and they ask what were you on Earth, she would simply say "I was a Doctor"

My moo-cow when the suffering wouldn't end for me, and I lost everything in despondency, nail me to this cross if it will only let my hubby live and find some purpose in living #SoulMate

So what are we going to do so I can end up with my moocow, soulmate, the world must come together, order of the Father in Heaven, stop the manipulation, abuse and torture of the innocent and make the world into the image of what God wants, starting with this.

I think I know who I'm gonna marry, but I am always available for cuddling and falling asleep like Brian did, individually too if I am allowed

I have been told to put those pictures up, and I am in fact not on my own two feet, but I am laughing #MooCow

For the longest time people would tell me that my anger was not under my control, the guilt, my God, but it took my Soul Mate to show me, and excise it, working great #ToldMeToStopFeelingGuilty

Pay homage to the mother of the world (Judaphur) and her daughter, who will be my wife #SoulMate

I cannot let go, there is such thing as a holy need #SoulMate

When I am with my wife, I will never need my own space or be tired of her company #TrueLove #Tenderness #Compassion #Beauty #BlessedVirgin

Be cognizant of the way you feel, kiss or hug your wife or girlfriend, because it makes a huge difference and many things are communicated, as much as a whole novel can’t hold #SoulMate
Seth is the greatest bro, and is like Jesus to me, God is a genius, to a level you cannot even imagine #Brosef #ListenToDylan

One of the most beautiful thing I have ever heard, but not true anymore for anyone if we bind together #The #Beautiful #Truth

Make Art if it is your gift and your way, says what cannot be said in words, a refuge and light, powerful and protection, never minimized and of the power of God, if the artist so chooses #Share #Art #Facebook #ArchangelGabriel #Purity

Hero, that is what is said time and time again, but it is not understood, of the depth, I wish I could hear him preach, because there is no doubt in my mind he could be a priest of any denomination he chooses, pray

Doesn’t it feel better to talk with your heart out, that is what is painful but fulfilling and glory and all crucial, and good and makes a preacher #SoulMate #TyrantsHateOutspokenness #DangerousSpeech

I believe in it and I have seen it among my Brothers, in the world Jesus Christ has "risen" and he is the apple of my eye

It helps to see me as a target of Satan, as many saints and aspirational figures are, for instance, I got in his way, a lot. My life could not have been different. My logic tells me that it began in the womb, but God never lifts his hand. Remember, the innocent are precious and watched over. Sometimes when you pray, you have to kneel, a wise man once told me. For those of you who are depressed out there remember there are always good times, that make you smile and sing.

I am going to start addressing people by what I think their heavenly names will be, Seth Yahweh for instance, another, Barack Yahweh, a third, Hillary Yahweh, perhaps a fourth, Raymond Yahweh, hmmm Stephen Yahweh.

Copalecence is related to empathy sensitivity and absorption of/for processing and must be cultivated and increased scientifically, and be discriminate, careful research and deployment #Smigey

Words are not toasts for the Devine.

If redemption is clear Satan possesses the most sadistic heart I have ever known, or rather seen

The mark of a leader is that he can change his mind and side with who is with God and who does not seem to do so, on every Holy precept he is winning, that is a brief glimmer of God's power, praise be to the Father

I believe in evolution in a way, but it is by no means the whole story. I spent most of my life believing in the strictly mechanical and evolution completely. But that position is frankly impossible.

There was a time where I was in great duress and needed to give out as many Bibles as possible

It has occurred to me a word: Coalescence, which relates to interdependence, my other words are in a previous post, always strive for excellence, but a defeat is part of God's plan, suffering, which is rising and falling