Thank you for your post. Down-to-earth and practical, and I nod in agreement!!Quote
I don't see myself as a sinner, nor a perfect human, but so what? I try my best.
People like that were (and, sadly, there are some still around) have committed such terrible crimes that their position on a scale of 0-100, least bad to worst, comes at the 100% spot.Quote
Was Hitler and all the likes of him a sinner? What if he really, really did believe he was doing the right thing, especially in terminating the Jews? Last year I read several books about him, also accounts from secretaries and others who were with him til the end. Apparently he regretted losing the war, but at least he rid Europe of most of the Jews, so he felt he had at least accomplished something.
It is a human decision which perhaps they think is the least worst solution to a problem. It is really only with hind sight that we can judge.Quote
I see our own politicians, how they believe in sacrificing some lives for a cause. Is it a sin if they can somehow justify it?
I would interpret that as you having a good think and then making the best decision you can at that moment. How would you know if any spirits had helped you make the decision?Quote
For myself, a possible sin would be if I was going to do something I knew was very wrong, but out of greed or pure selfishness I still did it. Premeditated, not something in the heat of the moment, like extreme anger.
I would in cases of doubt pray to the spirit world to help me do "the right thing".