Ervin wrote:Now conscience is very gentle.
Ervin wrote:Now if we have conscience then why do we need someone teachings us good from evil.
seeker242 wrote:Ervin wrote:Now if we have conscience then why do we need someone teachings us good from evil.
Because the voice of conscience is often blocked out by ignorance, greed and hate, so much so that it can't even be heard. So because you can't hear it for yourself, someone else is there to tell you what it says.
Ervin wrote:Conscience is very gentle. If I followed my conscience entirely I wouldn't even partake in killing plants for food. But you can't survive that way. If you want to live you must partake in atleast killing plants for food and if there was nothing else then you would have to eat animal based food.
So conscience is very gentle and it can be used against you, wich issomething you should guard against, since no mater what you might have done, while you are still a human you can go back to being good and you do that by following your conscience, but not by wallowing in guilt.
So its OK in life to be reasonable.
zAnt wrote:I wouldn't use faith... faith means Blind belief In something that you are unsure of.
zAnt wrote:Easy, I could explain to you the laws of physics, I could tell you that I am typing this from my phone because of the vast amount of evidence I have behind it. The fact I can prove it with the scientific method and through countless trials with the same result can prove that I am indeed typing through my phone. I don't need faith to tell me that my phone will type. I've had enough experience, use of human sense to tell me that it will type.
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