Two came up for me recently when dealing with the BKWSU in general and the Tao of the Traveller topic specifically.
- • Simony - from the Catholic Dictionay
The term "simony" originated with the biblical account of Simon Magus, who sought to purchase from St. Peter the spiritual power derived from the laying of hands and the invocation of the Holy Spirit (Acts 8:18). "Simony" includes both agreements that are illicit by divine law and those which the law of the Church forbids as greater protection and reverence for spiritual goods. Thus to promise prayers only in exchange for a certain sum of money is simony forbidden by divine (natural) law.
To obtain some position of authority within a Church in return for money, or its equivalent, is simony and forbidden by ecclesiastical law. When simony is against the divine law, it is always a grave sin. Its gravity in other cases depends on the serious nature of what is bought or sold, and on the degree of scandal given.
- • Passive aggression- from psychology
It can manifest itself as resentment, procrastination, refusal of communicate ("the silent treatment") or repeated failure to do something. It is a defense mechanism often rooted in childhood. One way of handling passive-aggressive behavior is to state very clearly what you want from the individual and then ask them directly (and repeatedly as necessary) whether they agree to do this (and by when). Another approach is to 'name the game', pointing out to them what you are seeing in their behavior (do not accuse them -- just describe what you are seeing).
Here is how I laid this out;
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