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Old May 23 2013, 10:19 PM   #39
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Re: Pope: Atheists Who Do Good Are Redeemed

Tora Ziyal wrote: View Post
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Things are broken. Not people.
Then suggest a better word for what I was describing.
The problem is that that kind of language (broken, fallen, evil, sinners, etc) shifts the blame from what we do to what we are. It takes away personal responsibility. "Good" and "evil" are just labels for promoting or censoring behaviours that are beneficial or harmful: they are not states of being.
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