posted on Jul, 12 2009 @ 07:18 PM
from what i understand the 'good / evil' idea is based on the concept of duality which is distinctly a western concept born out of the
i do believe that there are many non-western cultures, who were not subject to the influence of the enlightenment who do not see the world in this
so there is arguably no reason to say that such an idea 'died' before taking root, we just don't get to see it as we tend to view the world in a
i know there are other cultures that have aspects of dualism in their belief systems, the eastern ying/yang comes to mind.
still i am no expert just sharing my 2 cents.
oh, and by the way, i dig the gnostics.
EDIT to add: prevenge, your avatar rocks.
[edit on 12-7-2009 by Animal]