posted on Dec, 16 2005 @ 04:07 PM
Originally posted by saint4God
I like your quote dr strangecraft, and would like to point out that it states faith as a prerequisite.
[edit on 16-12-2005 by saint4God]
And as for those who do their good works in order to be seen by men; well, they have their reward.
Matthew 6:2 paraphrase.
I hesitated before posting at all, knowing that I'd draw some fire for being "self-righteous." Surely, some will say that my whole post is
But I thought about it and decided that, since none of you know me in the real world
, it doesn't matter what opinion people here have of me
for good or ill. Ultimately, I decided to post the stuff I did in the hope that other people might ask themselves what is possible for them: "If
that puke can do stuff, why don't I?" That sort of thing.
I also just wanted someone to post something
, to give lie to the impression that nobody does anything for the public good any more. Some
As far as anyone thinking that I did or posted things just so people would think I was nice, I guess I'd reply that if you think that, well fine,
whatever. While it is pretty weak to do things/post things merely for approval, I suppose it's still better than having done nothing at all, isn't
Or are we so afraid of "self-righteousness" that we'd rather avoid any
righteousness at all??