"No Blood" — An Apology

A comment was made under my recent post about our “No Blood” doctrine.  It made me realize how easy it is to offend others unwittingly by appearing to minimize their pain.  Such was not my intention.  However, it has caused me to look deeper into things, particularly...

"No Blood" – An Alternate Premise

The disclaimer at the start of Apollos’ excellent treatise on our “No Blood” doctrine states that I do not share his views on the subject.  In fact, I do, with one exception. When we first began discussing this doctrine between us around the beginning of this year,...