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How do you define God, good and evil?

  1. Kyle Payne profile image60
    Kyle Payneposted 5 years ago

    How do you define God, good and evil?

    1. mischeviousme profile image59
      mischeviousmeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      God is that which we wish to see in ourselve's. As we came into consciousness, we saw how our actions affected others and the effect was a wish for something greater, which would keep us on the straight and narrow.

         Good is label affixed to moral rightness. We choose to do good because it in turn, makes us feel good about ourselve's.

         Evil is a label affixed to the absence of moral awareness or action. We choose to do evil for any number of reasons, one being selfish desires, another being envy.

        It is hard to put this into words that others will understand. I hope that it works for somebody.

      1. Castlepaloma profile image25
        Castlepalomaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        I think we come from the same school of thought.

        1. mischeviousme profile image59
          mischeviousmeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          I had no schooling that could bring me to such a conclusion, I am just a free thinker and my free mind stumbled upon certain truths and untruths.

          1. Castlepaloma profile image25
            Castlepalomaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Not formal school, more like a school of mainly self taught free thinking.

            1. mischeviousme profile image59
              mischeviousmeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              There it is. I can follow anyone, but is it not better to follow a moral code than it is a doctrine?

              1. Castlepaloma profile image25
                Castlepalomaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                Prefer ethics rather than morals, for each group can have double morals.

                1. mischeviousme profile image59
                  mischeviousmeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                  What is ethical to one is immoral to another. I have my ethics and I have a moral code by which I live my life. My ethics are what I share with others, my morals are a personal thing and can be explained through ethics.

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      Deborah Sextonposted 5 years ago in reply to this

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      Merciful and Just.

      To someone who has done something like murder etc..His being Just and punishing can feel like evil. But it isn't

  2. Wayne K. WIlkins profile image74
    Wayne K. WIlkinsposted 5 years ago

    I define God as the main character in the finest work of creation ever concieved. I define good as doing selfless things to benefit those you love, and showing kindness to those that you don't particularly know as and when opportunity presents itself to do so. Evil is the opposite, doing things to hurt people, for the sake of hurting people. This is just a short summary of my outlook, I need to write a Hub about this!

    1. Kyle Payne profile image60
      Kyle Payneposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Good and Evil aren't actions sir, they are ideas.

    2. kess profile image60
      kessposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Good and God are synomous and they consist of all things that exist as a reality which remains forever...

      Evil is their opposite, they are unreal, nonexistent, and only when it  appears exactly as itself it become good, because it serve the purposes of Good and God.

  3. knolyourself profile image59
    knolyourselfposted 5 years ago

    I have never considered ideas as evil in themselves, since that would limit my thinking. However I would consider evil ideas as acted upon to be evil, called premeditation.

    1. Kyle Payne profile image60
      Kyle Payneposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      For ideas to be concocted thought must take place, you could call this thought meditation. So, in fact and definition, all ideas are premeditated. So an idea can easily be evil or good.

      1. mischeviousme profile image59
        mischeviousmeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        It is the decision to act on the premise. Good and evil are choices. Good and evil though are labels put on the things we ought to or ought not to do.

        1. Kyle Payne profile image60
          Kyle Payneposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          That is correct, so the choice to concoct an idea would have to me good or evil.

  4. knolyourself profile image59
    knolyourselfposted 5 years ago

    Ideas may or may not be premeditated. I am going to the kitchen - premediated. Ideas are always floating into my mind and if I have never thought of them before they could be premeditated by some source or which I am not aware, or they may just come into being of their own volition.
    Either way - not premeditated.

    1. mischeviousme profile image59
      mischeviousmeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Ego and desire can make us do wonderous and destructive things alike. So then, it is a choice to act on those desires which determine our actions, good or bad.

    2. Kyle Payne profile image60
      Kyle Payneposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      that is a thought not an idea.

      1. mischeviousme profile image59
        mischeviousmeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Ideas are birthed from thought and so. Can they in some way or another be related in this case?

        1. Kyle Payne profile image60
          Kyle Payneposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Thought cannot be good or evil, only the product of thought, idea.

          1. mischeviousme profile image59
            mischeviousmeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            All actions seem to come from thought and desire and since evil is an act, it corallates with thought. The same can be said for good deeds, just so I don't leave out both sides of the coin.

            1. Kyle Payne profile image60
              Kyle Payneposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              A relationship of thought and evil act does not mean that thought is evil also.

              1. mischeviousme profile image59
                mischeviousmeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                If I can I will explain what I believe in simple terms. Life has choices and we choose to do or not do. We act on our thoughts or we do not. Our desires are derived from thought and we either act on our desire or we do not. This the simplest way I can say it and I do think that this is right for me. You do not have to agree with it, it just is and is a truth that many seem to fail to see.

                1. Kyle Payne profile image60
                  Kyle Payneposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                  You may be correct. I am just projecting forth the idea that thought is not evil only the products of thought can be evil, for example ideas.

                  1. mischeviousme profile image59
                    mischeviousmeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                    This is for the Christians. The devil did not make me do evil, it was a personal and selfish choice. God did not make me do good, it was a personal and sefless choice. This is to say that I do things by choice and that no God or devil has anything to do with the reallity of it.

  5. knolyourself profile image59
    knolyourselfposted 5 years ago

    Ideally it can be both a thought and an idea.

  6. IzzyM profile image88
    IzzyMposted 5 years ago

    God = Google

    good = original content

    evil = plagiarists

 
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