On Vanity and Vainglory
Still more medieval vices for the modern world
Today most see vanity as, at worst, a venial sin. Vanity is girls posing seductively for likes and upvotes. Vainglory has been largely forgotten. What’s wrong, after all, with a burning desire to rise to the top and be the best? Yet for Evagrius Ponticus, κενοδοξία (kenodoxía), vainglory, was one of the Eight Evil Tho…
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