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Encyclopedia > Pious

Piety is a desire and willingness to perform religious duties. It is a traditional virtue because religion is the only known way to win the favor or forgiveness of deities, that is, to "propitiate" them.


See also: Virtue, filial piety


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PIOUS for PVM from Emory University (14-Mar-1996) (673 words)
PIOUS is a complete Parallel I/O System for the PVM 3 distributed computing environment.
PIOUS is intended to serve both as a platform for supporting high-performance parallel applications, and as a vehicle for parallel file system research.
The PIOUS software is distributed under the terms of the GNU Library General Public License Version 2 (LGPL), as published by the Free Software Foundation, and is provided " as is " without any warranty.
Pious the Parrot (891 words)
Pious was such a wonderful bird that I decided to get a second pionus.
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