The latest from one of my favorite Patheos blogs, The Bad Catholic.
Human beings suck. We’ve murdered, raped, belittled, ignored and otherwise objectified each other since we first learned to totter on two feet, and will continue to do so until the whole edifice of earth collapses beneath us.
If you nodded, agreed, or agreeably grunted at that statement, then please — go outside, take a knee, punch yourself in the face. Reject despair.
Mankind will always face temptation. Evil will always be seductive. But every sin is a free choice made by a person endowed with free will. For each and every sin therealways exists a possibility for the sinner not to have sinned, to have refused toacquiesce to Nothingness and to have chosen to love instead.