The Compassion Principle

(noun)

A principle inherent in religion;

an interpretational device applied to religious texts and religious practice that emphasizes the religion’s essential expression of compassion as it should be emphasized, in assuring that the religion remains true to itself in reinforcing universal aspects of humanity;

an interpretational device that can be called upon to overthrow inhumane, violent, or otherwise corrupt and or oppressive religious interpretation or action that seek to turn religion into political weaponry and infringe on the rights of any creature, by the principle that said religion is intrinsically and inseparably compassionate and therefore such interpretation is a violation, and by nature incorrect;

the principle through which a compassionate interpretation in good faith wins by default;

possibly entirely an invention of Islamic feminist Nahida, the guidelines of which all future scholars will be forced to adhere, or endure the wrath of her fiery disapproval.

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