"This is tricky, indeed. In your premise, you condemn all non-Christian men into a limbo of immorality, at worst, and amorality, at best.
If morality is strictly defined in Christian terms, then nobody other than Christians can be moral. …"
""Some caveats. God is not a religion. This makes a difference. Religion didn't and couldn't create the universe, construct us to have a moral sense, send a Son to save us, etc. So when we ask whether morals…"
"Some caveats. God is not a religion. This makes a difference. Religion didn't and couldn't create the universe, construct us to have a moral sense, send a Son to save us, etc. So when we ask whether morals come from…"
"Personally, I think the root of being a manly man is to have pure morals.
I disagree with this. I agree with Jack. He's explained good man VS good at being a man several times on AoM and I agree with his interpretation.
Morals, however, have…"
"In my opinion, being manly is a mostly amoral question. You're either good at being a man, or you're not. It's more about capability, strength, courage, respect, etc. Whether you're a 'good man' is a separate…"
"Well... Genghis Khan was manly, and was a monster. In fact, without some of the virtues we associate with manliness (leadership, perseverance), no one can be an effective monster: you have to have drive and efficiency to work great evil…"
Personally, I think the root of being a manly man is to have pure morals. Morals, however, have to come outside of this space-time continium. They are given by a pure loving God, thus, Morals are a reflection of Him, making them pure unchangable constant.The questions thats arise are:Can a man adopt them, practise them, and yet be disconected from God?Will that behavior be genuine?Will he feel compeled to live by Godly given high morals, without coming to Christfirst?I have my answer, but I'd…See More
"His history is extremely one sided. He completely ignores the fact that 4.5 slave states remained in the Union, 4.5 left the Union only after the attack on Fort Sumter, the same economic warfare England had used on the American colonies the North…"
"I think the thing about when neo-confederates pull out the "ordinary soldier didn't fight for slavery" argument is that few, if any, ever cite actual soldiers' words in support of this argument. Surely there are CSA soldier…"
"You could be right. We just don't know what these folks were told when they were being recruited. Some may have been told, yes, this war is about slavery, but it's also about...Personally I think all this, is good for our country.…"
"Even if a monument "commemorates those that gave their lives", it is commemorating those that gave their lives in the service of a political regime whose primary goal was enslavement of blacks, regardless of how those individual soldiers…"
"I think the fact that he's taking his cues from those that are fighting, is a good sign. The timing, might be to distract from all of this. Trump needs a win with those of us that are just trying to figure out what the hell he's doing, and…"