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clarification: Original Sin

March26

Shortly after Daniel Florien explains (apparently one of many reasons) why he discarded Christianity on his own Blog Unreasonable Faith, Teleprompter, in a Comment, offered a exhibitive rare explanation for Original Sin:

[Original Sin is like] a parent leaving a hot stove on, not telling the child that it’s dangerous, and then smacking the child for hurting themselves.

And then cursing all of those child’s children for all time…

[…]

Two immediate thoughts…

Although I, myself, don’t pretend to be a Christian, I can’t see the point in discarding Christianity. Assuming God is GOD (and, I do), He makes the rules (and enforces them through measures, that might include, Natural Selection).

But, if (at least some) Christians view God’s position on sin as Telepromper does, then we have a chance at understanding the angst.

Peace be to my Brothers and Sisters.

Brian Patrick Cork

3 Comments to

“clarification: Original Sin”

  1. Avatar March 26th, 2009 at 12:23 pm Aaron Says:

    …except for the Biblical fact that the parent did tell the child that the hot stove was dangerous, and the child burned himself anyway…

    big difference. One is unfair, the other is, well, sin.


  2. Avatar March 26th, 2009 at 12:30 pm Brian Patrick Cork Says:

    That damn teleprompter.

    Or, are we looking at another example of interpretation?

    Cork


  3. Avatar March 26th, 2009 at 11:29 pm matt Says:

    This blog’s great!! Thanks :).


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