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To: onedoug

But then, from whence do you derive a definition or even a rationale for ‘evil’?


8 posted on 11/21/2010 10:38:42 AM PST by MHGinTN (Some, believing they can't be deceived, it's nigh impossible to convince them when they're deceived.)
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To: MHGinTN
Isaiah 45:7....I form the light and create darkness: I make peace and I create evil: I the Lord do all these things.

As I indicated, I believe that God allowed evil to come forth from the human mind as it developed to abstract information from its environment. As nurture advanced so did its opposite. Yet only the human being can summon evil forth. An animal might be vicious, yet that comes through a survival mechanism or has been so taught or conditioned (as again by a human directing it´s own malevolence through the animal). Otherwise non-human activity might be characterized as violent, but cannot be evil. Only human will - as implanted by God - makes it so.

11 posted on 11/21/2010 1:02:22 PM PST by onedoug
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