Views differ as to what generates the concept of sin, and why some sins are deemed more deadly than others. Some scholars believe religion to be its source, or conscience is activated by wrongdoing.
We might know the Golden Rule of our religion, but did you know that every religion has a golden rule similar to your Golden Rule?
Can we be good without God? This is a common question asked in the areas of ethics and religion. My thesis is that while we can act good without God, the "good" is not possible without God.
A personal opinion into today's society in the USA.
On the day before Mother's Day 2012, 9-year old Josef Miles challenges the Westboro Baptist Church, the group infamous for protesting at military funerals and others with signs saying, "Thank God For Dead Soldiers," and worse. Josef stands near them with a hand written sign of his own . . .
Evolution of the Seven Deadly Sins - The seven deadly sins condemn several emotions that promote competitive behaviour, but these emotions are not sinful unless acted on immorally.
Decision making is vital. But one often faces multiple choices for every decision to be made. There are two advocates for the way decisions have to be made - the mind and the heart. How does one distinguish between the voice of the mind and the voice of the heart?
If you think you are not judgmental, think again. Let me say from the start, that this article is not about bashing anyone or putting someone on the spot. It's not even about driving a point of view across. It is meant to provoke intelligent thought...
Euthanasia is the deliberate intervention taken to end one's life before the time comes, which sometimes is also called mercy killing. This practice is still illegal in many countries. The author discusses the forms of euthanasia as well as arguments for and against it.
If you were given unquestionable proof that neither heaven nor hell existed – no rewards or punishment after death and no afterlife - how would you live your life? Would right or wrong really matter? Would morality be an issue or would amorality be the norm?