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Provide your own definition of piety/holiness and then create a Socratic response/critique of your definition. After you present your definition, take on the role of Socrates and respond to your own definition as you think he would
Weegy: Piety means In spiritual terminology, piety is a virtue that can mean religious devotion, spirituality, or a combination of both. [ A common element in most conceptions of piety is humility. Holiness, or sanctity, is in general the state of being holy (perceived by religious individuals as associated with the divine)[1] or sacred (considered worthy of spiritual respect or devotion; or inspiring awe or reverence among believers in a given set of spiritual ideas).[2] In other contexts, "objects are often considered 'holy' or 'sacred' if used for spiritual purposes",[3] such as the worship or service of gods. These terms can also be used in a non-spiritual or semi-spiritual context ("sacred truths" in a constitution).[4] It is often ascribed to people ("a holy man" of religious occupation, "holy prophet" who is venerated by his followers), objects ("sacred artifact" that is venerated and blessed ),[5] times ("holy days" of spiritual introspection, such as during winter holidays),[6] or places ("sacred ground", "holy place").[7] Socrates and Euthyphro present a dialog about the definition of piety or holiness and impiety. This is a long and drawn out conversation built on what Euthyphro assumes the definition of piety or impiety and Socrates challenging every definition with logic. During his conversation he is quick to point out the inconsistencies in the definition to the point where I believe that Euthyphro was out of answers and tired of trying to make a point or define piety and impiety when it was pretty apparent that he couldn’t explain what is was but I believe that he knew in his heart what it is. The concept of holiness or piety emerges in the dialog when Euthyphro is explaining why he is charging his father with murder. He states that he is being pious because that is what the gods think is piety and impiety. Clearly at this time, what the gods want is more important than how your father or family feels about it. He believes that what he is doing ... (More)
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