Exactly, so it's easy to see that an event can be good for one person, and bad for another (in other words "relative").threewood14 wrote:goodness is something that will work for someones benefit or something that someone can give to another's benefit.
It's got nothing to do with relativity.
Keesa wrote:I believe in an absolute right and wrong.
I don't believe that truth changes with people's perceptions of it.
I also believe that the majority of the civilized and educated world will disagree with me.
Religious people are probably more likely to believe in absolute right, wrong, and truth and all that good stuff.
I believe in God but in a different way I guess.
threewood14 wrote:Thats a tough question. But I think that God allows Satan aka evil to exist to make man strong. Without challenges to defeat temptation, what good would life be?
And if he's found not to be strong enough, wash him out with flood or throw him into fire? What a loving God he is!
threewood14 wrote:He washed all those people because He knew it would teach the ppl of the future to worship Him and not idols. The ppl in the floods were probably forgiven by God and some probably went to Heaven. That is why He is a loving God.
Just wondering, have you read Goethe's Faust?
If God created everything, is omniscient, and is omnipotent, then He must have known all of the possible ways to create a universe.
Emma_85 wrote:Religious people are probably more likely to believe in absolute right, wrong, and truth and all that good stuff.
Yes, I think you are right there benissimus. I know klewlis and Keesa are religious and they both voted for yes and Barrius also seems to be religious. So it greatly depends on wether you believe in God or not. I won't start another debate on religion here, as we've already had one.
But judges are there to try and find out who is lying and who isn't...
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