According to Mencius, "The Original Intention of Man is Good.". Do you believe Mencius?
Yes. I believe him. I think that almost everyone believes that what they are doing is good... or at least correct. When a person rationalizes their actions so many times, they convince them selves that their wrong actions are correct. Take this example from this quote by Al Capone.
"All I ever did was sell beer and whiskey to our best people. All I ever did was to supply a demand that was pretty popular." There is rationalization going on all over the place here. Clearly he thought what he was doing was good. People have to think their actions are correct before going through with them no matter how far they have to strain logic.
by Eric Dierker 19 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 Dwight Phoenix 2 years ago
What are the most annoying responses Christians give to questions atheists ask?I'm a christian and I think that it would be helpful in ministry, if Christians new a bit more about how atheists felt about a Christian's rebuttal
by carolegalassi 7 years ago
Jesus was a man and according to the Bible tempted in every way, as we are all tempted. My...question do you think Jesus every wanted to marry and have children or ever have the desire to have sex or passionately kiss a woman? The Bible is silent on any of this.
by ga anderson 21 months ago
I stumbled across this John Stossel video piece.*Just click image to viewI am not a big fan of links with no explanation, but on this one, 'ya gotta' watch the video to get the point of the OP. But I will offer a head-start; I think this should be on the news too - as an outrageous and abusive use...
by jerami 7 years ago
For the son of man shall come in the glory of his father with his angels; and then he shall reward every man acording to his works
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