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The Fallacy

Author's Bias: Interpretation: conservative

What about the Naturalistic Fallacy? If God by nature is good, does the fallacy exist here? How does one understand the term "good?"

The LORD God commanded the man, saying, 'From any tree of the garden you may eat freely; but from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat from it you will surely die.' (Gen 2:16-17)

From the Christian perspective, the fallacy does not exist here. The term "good" is not defined, as it would be attempted in a philosophical theory.

When you consider the biblical evidence, mankind is given the moral intuition to know what goodness is; Paul tells us that God’s moral law is written on our hearts (Rom 2:15).

It is because of this intuition that man can recognize morality and moral terms; this is what distinguishes human beings from other created animals.


And this moral intuition is found in all human beings whether one is a Christian or not.



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