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 PlanksandNails 15 months ago
Are all babies are born "dead in sin" because of Adam's sin, or "original sin?"Sin is defined as "transgression of the law" (1 John 3:4).But where there is no law there is no transgression - Romans 4:15 What your parents do, or what Adam did, does it make you a sinner...
by LewSethics 6 years ago
Only they would exist, cruising Eden, all innocent. Naming things, etc.
by Eric Dierker 14 months ago
Have you outgrown your original sin nature?I have been working quite hard at looking at sin. One thing that stands out clear is that elder people generally do not sin. They may be jerks but they don't do others harm. I reflect on my own life run riot for 40 years and more. But I have not harmed my...
by Ahmad Usman 7 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 only rational thinking and common sense, but more importantly, to the teachings...
by Eric Dierker 15 months ago
Are we born with original sin? I do not think so. Correct me if I am wrong.We have the Council of Nicea. We have Augustine and we have Paul. Some claim Adam and Eve sealed the sin deal for every wonderful beautiful baby born. If you wanted to you could show some interesting notions regarding...
by Motown2Chitown 4 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 someone who practices her faith within the denomination and not get answers from an...
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