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Sin And Society Essay

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The human mind is an object constantly under research of the world’s most knowledgeable beings, in hopes to decode the phenomenon of mind that leads the human race to fall. Lust, anger, gluttony, laziness, envy, avarice, pride: Each attribute familiar in some way to every individual, but what is it that drives them to partake in it themselves? Human nature is an inevitable force that has lead mortals away from purity since the fall of Adam and as technology advances, I feel that the wealthy facet of the human race no longer sympathizes with the sector of society that begs alongside the road. Pleasure with an absence of conscience is a flourishing quandary that seeps slowly into the veins of ...view middle of the document...

Pleasure without conscience is a sin significant in society today because humility is no longer an attribute preached to children in every home as it once was. How often is it that groups of people go to a restaurant, order an obscene amount of food and then leave without eating all of it? Every three and a half seconds a person dies from hunger (World Hunger Statistics). In the two hours spent in a restaurant, how many people could we save? This sin is everywhere and often goes unnoticed; in underdeveloped countries this particular sin could prove fatal. Sin in general is a constant battle everywhere in the universe. It doesn’t strike at particular times and it is not necessarily scheduled; it is attached to human nature and often happens when a person would least expect. People don’t recognize leaving a portion of leftover food as a sin which is also a generational trait. In the era of time that the “west was won” children and families alike often had to scrounge to find food, and none was to waste. As modernization in culture has escalated, today, it is easy to leave behind something that someone else is missing, something as minimal as left overs at the dinner table, and the discrepancy is that the population does not comprehend that.
Hunger, poverty, abortions, and adoptees: all obstacles caused over time by a lack of consideration by any person. The “nature vs nurture” discussion goes hand in hand with this sin. Human nature is an inborn trait that allows us to fail and sin, nurture, however, is based solely off of parenting and life skills obtained as an adolescent. A child that grows up in a...

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