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Originally posted by Conclusion
reply to post by GideonHM
Just out of curiosity, who told the first Homo Sapien what not to do because it was bad.
Originally posted by OldThinker
.. the original questions & dilemma ...
Originally posted by Helmkat
....7) Is sin really relative?
A: In our world driven by biology and evolution it cannot be anything other then relative.
Originally posted by GideonHM
....All I am saying is that for this thread, the moral question is not to specifically show adults or anyone else if they are moral. It has nothing to do with morality, and everything to do with the individual's or group's corresponding age based mentality.
Do you think someone behaves like a child? Give them this test and their initial reaction will give you a general level of their mental capacity.
This was developed by child psychologists, for child psychologists to determine a child's current state of mental development.
This is straight from the textbooks. [edit on 23-10-2009 by GideonHM]
Originally posted by berenike
What would Martin Luther King do?
I don't know, but I've read other people responses and I think I'd go along with the idea that he'd organise a rally or a protest or a fund-raiser.
Faith is seen as a holistic orientation, and is concerned with the individual's relatedness to the universal:
Stage 0 – "Primal or Undifferentiated" faith (birth to 2 years), is characterized by an early learning of the safety of their environment (ie. warm, safe and secure vs. hurt, neglect and abuse).
Stage 1 – "Intuitive-Projective" faith (ages of three to seven), is characterized by the psyche's unprotected exposure to the Unconscious.
Stage 2 – "Mythic-Literal" faith (mostly in school children), stage two persons have a strong belief in the justice and reciprocity of the universe, and their deities are almost always anthropomorphic.
Stage 3 – "Synthetic-Conventional" faith (arising in adolescence) characterized by conformity
Stage 4 – "Individuative-Reflective" faith (usually mid-twenties to late thirties) a stage of angst and struggle. The individual takes personal responsibility for their beliefs and feelings.
Stage 5 – "Conjunctive" faith (mid-life crisis) acknowledges paradox and transcendence relating reality behind the symbols of inherited systems
Stage 6 – "Universalizing" faith, or what some might call "enlightenment".