The positivist calendar was a calendar reform proposal by Auguste Comte in 1849. Revising the earlier work of Marco Mastrofini, or an even earlier proposal by “Hirossa Ap-Iccim” (=Rev. Hugh Jones), Comte developed a solar calendar with 13 months of 28 days, and an additional festival day commemorating the dead, totalling 365 days.
“I’m singing, oh I’m singing in my soul, when the troubles roll, I sing from morn’ till night, it makes my burdens light…”
Sister Rosetta Tharpe — reconstructionist, gospel music’s first superstar, the godmother of rock and roll, “the original soul sister,” Literary Jukebox hero — was born on this day in 1915. No better way to celebrate her spirit and legacy than with her legendary, electrifying 1964 live performance of “Didn’t It Rain” at the Manchester train station, complete with her iconic white coat and electric guitar.
via The Godmother of Rock & Roll: Sister Rosetta Tharpe Live in Manchester, 1964 | Brain Pickings
Seven Deadly Sins AND Catholic Seven Virtues
The Worship Of Mammon
English: The worship of Mammon
Evelyn De Morgan (1855–1919)
The seven deadly sins, also known as the capital vices or cardinal sins, is a classification of vices (part of Christian ethics) that has been used since early Christian times to educate and instruct Christians concerning fallen humanity’s tendency to sin. In the currently recognized version, the sins are usually given as wrath, greed, sloth, pride, lust, envy, and gluttony.
Catholic Seven Virtues
The Catholic Church also recognizes seven virtues, which correspond inversely to each of the seven deadly sins.
Seven deadly sins – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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