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Author Topic:   Why Do People Steal?
molbiogirl
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Message 23 of 270 (448951)
01-15-2008 6:42 PM
Reply to: Message 19 by ThreeDogs
01-14-2008 9:41 AM


It's one thing to be tempted, another to yield. Jesus was tempted and He had the right answers.

"Do not steal" is not a moral dictate handed down by some sky-dwelling authority.

"Do not steal" is, in large part, an innate tendency that has been cultivated by 100s of 1000s of years of human evolution.


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molbiogirl
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Message 26 of 270 (448959)
01-15-2008 6:53 PM
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01-15-2008 6:46 PM


You and I don't agree on anything, do we?

It's OT here, so if you'd like to continue this discussion, I would be more than happy to start a new thread re: innate origins of "morals". Be prepared for some serious Pinker talk.


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