What you think is what you are

2017-12-14 06:00

ARE human beings intrinsically evil? Many have concluded, together with a recent correspondent, that human beings are not intrinsically evil.

Perhaps a few simple questions will pinpoint the issue to anyone who feels they are not evil by nature.

Have you never lied, never stolen, never spoken angry and hurtful words, or never wished anyone was dead, or would “rot in jail”? These are evil things and come from an evil heart.

Perhaps you might say: “I have never murdered,” but you have done it in your heart. There is a proverb that says: “You are not what you think you are, but what you think is what you are.”



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