Is there a logical explination for evil?

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Is there a logical explination for evil?

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Post by Anonymous » Mon Feb 21, 2005 2:36 pm

Why is our world filled with so much hate, Is there a logical explination for the creation of evil, is it all a test or is it just here because man made it on his own? Do we rebuke it and walk away or try to help those who are evil? What do we do? I have people who are freaky i know do i help em with there problems or simply rebuke it and walk away?/


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Post by August » Mon Feb 21, 2005 3:33 pm

Can you perhaps clarify a bit more what you mean by "a logical explanation"?

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Post by Deborah » Mon Feb 21, 2005 3:40 pm

evil = weakness

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Post by Tash » Mon Feb 21, 2005 6:17 pm

Good and evil are human creations they are comparisons to tell us what we should and shouldnt do. without evil there is no good.

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Post by AttentionKMartShoppers » Mon Feb 21, 2005 6:44 pm

It's either a real account or a very good story, but this one story goes that a philosopher tries to prove God doesn't exist by showing all the evil in the world. After the weak Christians crumble, the strong one says that evil is just a name, just like cold and dark. Cold is a lack of heat, dark is a lack of light, and evil is a lack of God.

It's on this site but *lazy* so you can find it. 8)

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Post by Kurieuo » Mon Feb 21, 2005 9:27 pm

Tash wrote:Good and evil are human creations they are comparisons to tell us what we should and shouldnt do. without evil there is no good.
If good and evil are human creations, then Hitler was good then? Which humans get to dictate what is good, and what is bad (or evil)?

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Post by Deborah » Mon Feb 21, 2005 9:33 pm

i believe all humans have the capability of being good or evil, it's the choice they make.

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Re: Is there a logical explination for evil?

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Post by Kurieuo » Mon Feb 21, 2005 9:37 pm

Hi Susan,
OnFire4God wrote:Why is our world filled with so much hate, Is there a logical explination for the creation of evil, is it all a test or is it just here because man made it on his own? Do we rebuke it and walk away or try to help those who are evil? What do we do? I have people who are freaky i know do i help em with there problems or simply rebuke it and walk away?
I'm not quite sure what you're wanting to know specifically, but try reading over http://discussions.godandscience.org/vi ... =1751#1751, then write here whether anything still requires answering.

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Post by AttentionKMartShoppers » Mon Feb 21, 2005 9:38 pm

We are evil-original sin. One who does not believe in God has no higher calling than to be selfish and do what he wants.

Interesting to know that Hitler was only an advocate of Darwin....he loved the idea of evolution.
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Post by Anonymous » Tue Feb 22, 2005 2:33 pm

Oh ok i get it , Thanks and to clarify myself i mean are we born evil or are we created evil over time of seing so much in our world but thanks yall.

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Post by Tash » Wed Feb 23, 2005 1:42 am

Kurieuo wrote: If good and evil are human creations, then Hitler was good then? Which humans get to dictate what is good, and what is bad (or evil)?
i didnt say Hitler was good at all. scociety decides what is good and evil on the basis of valuse given to us by the beleif in god. (in the case of hitler i agree with them) god forgives everyone, he seems to make no distinction of "good" and "evil" he doesnt need this comparison. he is everything, its us that need the comparison, to help our understanding and better us in making the right choice,

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