Flashcards in The Truth Project Lesson 3 Deck (21):
What is the Cosmic Battle within?
The sinful nature vs. the spirit
What two verses relate to the cosmic battle within?
Romans 7:14-25, Galatians 5:16-26
The problem with ________. Does it even ________?
From a standpoint of truth, what is man's essence, moral state, and need?
Essence- made in the image of God
Moral state- we are fallen and sinful
From the cosmic cube standpoint, what is man's essence, moral state, and need?
Essence- we are a cosmic accident
Moral state- we are basically good
Need- to save ourselves by finding and improving ourselves
What is the secular response to evil?
It is a correctable abnormality that science will discover solutions to
What type of culture is created when evil is presumed as a correctable abnormality?
A culture of blame
What does a culture of blame suggest?
There isn't an admission of responsibility for one's behavior because it is an outside source that caused the behavior
Abraham Maslow said, "As far as I know, we don't have ________ _________ for evil."
Abraham Maslow said, "Sick people are the cause of a ______ ___________."
Abraham Maslow said, "People have the need for ______ _____________, which is getting in touch with our inner _______."
Self actualization, nature
What is the Hierarchy of Needs?
What did Rousseau believe were the chains that kept people in bondage?
Without organized religion, there is no context or language for what?
Good and evil
The Christian responds to evil by asking, "Where does ______ come from?"
If ________ does not exist, why do humans ______ _______ when tragedy strikes?
Evil, feel bad
___________ ____________ criticized secular morality by stating their _______ ________ is only in pleasing themselves.
Theodore Dalrymple, true virtue
Secular morality defines ______ as being loyal to oneself by pleasing oneself.
Theodore Dalrymple believes that having something that _________ yourself is the only way to make your life __________.
Finding something that transcends yourself is ______________ to do when "I" is the center of your life.