My eyesight was on the line!

This piece was originally published on July 5, 2015, it is being shared here again as it is relevant to September’s the topic of Principia.  By Jenny, an Ex-Christian Scientist Group contributor. When I was in my final year at Principia College, I developed some kind of eye infection. I went to the emergency room secretly, but was still somehow found out […]

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It felt like being smothered by a soft blanket

By Marie, an Ex-Christian Scientist Group contributor. Marie is a pseudonym.   The college encouraged school spirit. They told you to spread the word about how great the place was. You felt pressure to participate in your House’s events. Some asked you to leave your doors open. You had no choice but to leave them unlocked. The door locks had been […]

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A Principian’s Reflections on the Matthew Code

Originally published on February 15, 2013 at kindism.org. It is shared here with permission.  Way back when I was still a naive and optimistic freshman at Principia College I signed up to participate in an off-campus activity with some fellow students. It would take us away from the campus for several weeks, during which time it was of the UTMOST IMPORTANCE that we […]

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The Matthew Code & My Experience With Hypocrisy at Principia

Originally published on February 25, 2015 on Emerging Gently. It is shared here with permission.    (15) If your brother sins against you, go and show him his fault, just between the two of you. If he listens to you, you have won your brother over. (16) But if he will not listen, take one or two others along, so that ‘every matter may […]

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