Re: Evil ? (was: Hypostases

From: Brent Meeker <>
Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2007 16:09:32 -0800

John M wrote:
> Stathis: wise words. (I find your Elvis - Jesus parable exaggerated).
> Values, like ethics or morale is culture related - mostly anti-natural.

There are no cultures in which people do not love their children, cooperate with relatives, seek both security and stimulation.

> The natural way of life is "eat the prey, animal and/or plant", kick out
> a competitor from your territory, once the lion killed the weaker male:
> eat his litter, to protect HIS own genes.

What's natural for lions isn't natural for wolves or dolphins or humans.

>We find in 'groups' some
> 'societal' degeneration for group-survival, which went over to more
> sophisticated (human?) society as tribal etc. self-defense philosophy.
> Developmental factors colored that into diverse belief systems
> (religions etc.) "Values" are derived from such.

Values existed longer before humans.

Brent Meeker

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