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 18 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 Evolution Guy 6 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 would be no need for a Jesus Christ to deliver us from that sin. Therefore the...
by Eric Dierker 18 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 Eric Dierker 18 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 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...
by LewSethics 6 years ago
Only they would exist, cruising Eden, all innocent. Naming things, etc.
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