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Mon, Nov. 13th, 2006, 10:12 am
evilgrins: Not what you came with but what you've done

1:00 PM 11/12/06 · I've never been a big fan of an ancient belief, that is still practiced in the world today, that the sins of the father are visited upon his children. It's not limited in scope to just that, pretty much any ancestor done wrong and the descendents get blamed.

What a crock of *insert appropriate word here*!

Not surprisingly, to me at any rate, as an extension to this I don't believe in original sin. It just doesn't make any sense to me. Sure, folks sin but they shouldn't be blamed for the sins of others just because of some distant familial line. If I'm not mistaken, the whole original sin package stems from either Adam & Eve (snacking on the fruit of knowledge) or Cain killing Abel (nothing like a little sibling rivalry).

Either way, their sins were their sins. No one elses.

However, people do sin; it's a thing! There does seem to be some waywardness in what is and isn't a sin depending on a person's belief system. However, let's keep this fairly simple.

What are your sins? Yeah, you...the person reading this. If you're so gung ho on everybody sinning then you must have some idea what your own sins are.

Care to share with the class?

Tue, Nov. 14th, 2006 02:47 pm (UTC)
jeffholton

No.

Wed, Nov. 15th, 2006 02:40 am (UTC)
all_id_forces

I don't hold anyone to my beliefs just to make this clear, I believe everyone finds their own path, their own right way.

Simply put:
1. Hurting anyone (physically or emotionally)
2. Hurting animals except for useful purposes like food and clothing
3. Harming the earth, or just not trying to help preserve it
4. Not trying to better yourself as a person.

But seriously, your question wasn't one that is any of your business. I responded because you obviously think that everyone in this group is a bible-thumping psycho christian.

Are you planning to share yours?

Wed, Nov. 15th, 2006 06:40 pm (UTC)
evilgrins

Actually, I asked because I was curious to see if anyone answered...whether or not they were Christian. This wasn't just posted here...

...the Satanists had a field day with it!

Was originally thinking of including mine into the post itself but then figured I'd wait and see if anyone asked.