At the root of our NATURE (whatever that means) are we GOOD (whatever that means)? Or are we EVIL (whatever that means)??
When looking at events like the Holocaust or the Bosnian Genocide or countless other atrocities, can we conclude that our basically self-interested and evil tendencies are held back only by a few thin threads?
Or is it that deep down we are ultimately good?? That we have some fundamentally innate tendency towards compassion? Even if it is within (more…)