Religion

The History of Sin

Apart from those who don’t hold or profess views on complex or contentious subjects, it’s usually assumed there are two groups of people in the Anglosphere. First, those who believe it’s within the power of humanity to make the world a better place, an ideal place, unassisted by forces apart from humanity, once all prejudices are overcome: by which they usually mean the prejudices of other people. Second, those who believe the evidence suggests otherwise. Traditionally these groups are dichotomised into secular and religious, but it isn’t that simple, as many secular people are fatalists and many religious people are…

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