The hottest Sacrifice Substack posts right now

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Becoming Noble β€’ 1654 implied HN points β€’ 05 Nov 23
  1. True leadership involves making radical sacrifices, setting an example for others to follow, and fostering a culture of self-sacrifice and service.
  2. Service is an integral part of leadership, and true faith leads to authentic sacrifices.
  3. Demanding and authentic leadership can inspire profound acts of service and energize people to make meaningful sacrifices.
The J. Burden Show β€’ 1138 implied HN points β€’ 11 Dec 23
  1. Some discussions question whether progressivism is a religion due to its zealotry, external features similar to traditional faith, and enforcement of beliefs like saints and heretics.
  2. Every society has a form of religion, either obvious like Catholicism or subtle. There is a need for faith that will always be filled, even if it means replacing one religion with another.
  3. Wokeness is described as a Xeno-religion, lacking in essential features of true faith such as sacrifices, rewards beyond the immediate future, and providing a meaningful answer to the purpose of existence.
Painful Signs, Or, Joel's Substack β€’ 59 implied HN points β€’ 22 Mar 24
  1. Evaluation of epic actions requires understanding ancient cultural context and avoiding anachronism
  2. The sacrifice of the twelve Trojan youths by Achilles in the Iliad highlights extreme grief and excessiveness in the narrative
  3. The depiction of human sacrifice in the Iliad serves to characterize Achilles as an individual separate from traditional, civilized society
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The Joyous Struggle β€’ 177 implied HN points β€’ 07 Apr 23
  1. Easter Saturday represents the struggle between despair and hope, reflecting the human experience of living in uncertainty.
  2. Many individuals today seek a spiritual perspective that is intellectually robust and personally meaningful, navigating a complex and varied spiritual outlook.
  3. Sacrifice, as seen in the Easter story and in chess, is about giving up something valuable for a greater goal, involving emptiness, self-dispossession, and a transition from weakness to power.
Journal of Gurdjieff Studies β€’ 39 implied HN points β€’ 19 Sep 23
  1. The post discusses sacrificial offerings and the concept of saying "yes" and "no" to oneself.
  2. There are related articles on voluntary vs. intentional suffering, living long enough, and prolonging life through sacrificing suffering.
  3. The post is for paid subscribers, with options to subscribe or sign in if already a subscriber.
The Dissenting Opinion β€’ 0 implied HN points β€’ 08 Sep 23
  1. The Old Testament is important and should not be discarded by Christians, as it provides valuable context and teachings that complement the New Testament.
  2. When leading worship, make sure not to offer an imperfect sacrifice, but rather give your best in praising God with sincerity and effort.
  3. True worship involves sacrificing praise, even through suffering, just like Jesus suffered outside the gate, showing the deep relationship and trust we have in God.
Journal of Gurdjieff Studies β€’ 0 implied HN points β€’ 01 Sep 23
  1. Silence can reveal truths and fears: People fear silence, and it can expose lies and discomfort. Being quiet can lead us to recognize lies and truths in our interactions.
  2. Creating an emotional state and the necessity of sacrifice: To awaken and create emotional states, one may need to sacrifice fantasies and suffering. Sacrificing one's own suffering can lead to freedom and the ability to work.
  3. Importance of understanding and explaining concepts: Explaining concepts to others can lead to personal understanding and discoveries. Sometimes, the act of explaining can help uncover new perspectives and connections.
Journal of Gurdjieff Studies β€’ 0 implied HN points β€’ 07 Oct 22
  1. Importance of being part of a group with a real leader to achieve more than individuals can.
  2. To escape limitations, one must first realize they are 'imprisoned' and work towards liberation through conscious effort.
  3. Inner growth and immortality require sacrifice, struggle between 'yes' and 'no', and a foundation of conscious, inner work.