The Cathars: Christians who believe in Reincarnation, Dualism, and Ascetic Salvation

The Cathars: Christians who believe in Reincarnation, Dualism, and Ascetic Salvation

The Cathars were Christians who broke away from the Catholic church during medieval times. They did not label themselves as "Cathars" -- rather, "good men" or "good women" or "good Christians." The religion was a dualistic and Gnostic movement. Unfortunately, the Catholic church eventually struck back and they died out by the 1200s -- while [...]

Nothing but desire

Nothing but desire

We all have certain needs -- physically, for example, we need a certain amount of sleep every night, food and water every day, etc. If our needs are not met: at best, we feel poopy. At worst, we die. And so, needs should be taken seriously. Internal needs are just as important -- and this [...]