[LMB] Belief: Was What makes a character irredeemable?

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Thu Aug 1 21:28:50 BST 2019

> On Aug 1, 2019, at 1:48 PM, Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com> wrote:
>> And Quintarian religion makes
>> me think of the role of Shinto and Buddhism in a lot of Japanese
>> society: neither orthodox nor orthoprax, at least as a social
>> obligation.  No one cares what you believe and, as far as I can tell, no
>> one cares much whether you show up either, unlike the Romans.
> But there are church taxes.

A quick historical note (reminding us how things change and don’t change).    Cervantes got thrown in prison when he was a tax collector—for trying to collect taxes from the church.

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