"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
"I say murky not because I don't agree with you - but because what is considered hate speech is so widely variable by each country and its own sensibilities. In the US I don't think any of those will fly - other countries have different…"