The word instinct is nothing but camouflage. Learned men use it as a scientific term to hide from ordinary people the fact that they don’t know the answer. If we call it instinct, it becomes science; if we call it the Holy Ghost, it becomes religion.
So called conservatives like instinct as original sin, and liberals like sociological manifestations as more affecting behavior. Original sin usually means cannot be changed and thus must be removed and sociology means possibility of reform.
You are correct janesix - way to go! Yes, it is found in a book Kon-Tiki. Fun book.
by LewSethics4 years ago
Only they would exist, cruising Eden, all innocent. Naming things, etc.
by Evolution Guy4 years ago
Some basic logic for Christians.1. There is proof now that Adam and eve were not actual people. This is elementary biology.2. Without an actual Adam and Eve - there can be no original sin.3. Without original sin - there...
by Motown2Chitown2 years ago
There are a gazillion misconceptions floating around the HP clan of Christians about the beliefs and practices of Catholicism. Who told you what you know? What makes you think it's true? Wanna ask questions of...
by Vernon Bradley6 years ago
I sometimes think that the "real" sin in "original" sin, was not the disobedience, but the running away and hiding and being fearful of remaining naked, vulnerable and humble. Come on, give it...
by paarsurrey5 years ago
Is it not a Christian doctrine that every human beings is sinful except Jesus?
by Ahmad Usman5 years ago
Every Christian believes that their sins are forgiven by the blessed name and blood of Jesus on the Cross. The concept that Jesus (PBUH) died for the SINS of Mankind (Original Sin/Blood Atonement) runs contrary to not...
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