Tag: Moral agency
The first basic principle is agency. The central issue in that premortal council was: Shall the children of God have untrammeled agency to choose the course they should follow, whether good or evil, or shall they be coerced and forced to be obedient?
Having a personal Life Coach may just be another passing banality, but my fear is that the emergence of a profession built upon “coaching” individuals how to live, signals the falling away of essential principles and individual survival skills.
Personal virtues serve as the equivalent of social, psychological, and political antigens in warding off, at the point of entry, the disease and decay which potentially strip entire populations of their identities as Children of God, and replace them with a self-imposed identities as chattel of the state.
The Left calls out moral blunders by the Right, with an expectation that Conservatives should behave better! Is it such a bad thing to expect the same from ourselves? If Conservatives were as moral as the Left requires us to be without their lashing out in a spasm of disapproval, there would be no double standard.