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Does guilt and conscience come from a higher source?

"Is the pious loved by the gods because it is pious, or is it pious because it is loved by the gods?" -Socrates, in Platos' dialogue Euthyphro This is one of the most crucial ideas in all ...
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Does guilt and conscience come from a higher source?

Does guilt and conscience come from a higher source? If you believe in a god or other higher source which created everything, then guilt and conscience are contained in "everything", and ...
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Does guilt and conscience come from a higher source?

ADDED (4/2/2024): Yes. If the biological ego is the effort to govern action in the world, and if the biological ego generates feelings of desire, pleasure, pain, and ideas of cause, as described by ...
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Does guilt and conscience come from a higher source?

Conscience is the set of our internalized moral rules. Internalizing starts with our education and become socialized in our native group. During our life we expand and also change the content of this ...
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Does guilt and conscience come from a higher source?

Yes, it is definitely possible to feel guilt, remorse, etc etc about any number of things without their rights or wrongs having been explicitly taught to you. That doesn't mean the tendency to ...
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