Re: Debate [RE: Anniversary motto]
Gregory Alan Bolcer (gbolcer@gambetta.ICS.uci.edu)
Thu, 07 May 1998 10:37:05 -0700
> It's not an option there because the question revolves around the
> relevance of deeds in relation to faith. That faith is required is a
> given, at least among those who tend to ask the question. Whether deeds
> are required is what's under discussion.
There's positive and negative obligations. Thou shalt not anything
is a negative. It's something that you are required not
to do. The Good Samaritan is a positive obligation. Thou
shalt help your fellow man. At some point you have to balance
helping yourself with helping others.