He wrote. I reacted. He responded. What do you think?
This is where I begin:
In terms of good and evil, what is the nature of this world? Is it basically good, with occasional outbreaks of evil, or is it at root evil, with good waging war against it—sometimes winning, sometimes not?
What is the nature of man? Good? or evil? When a baby is born, is he/she good, being taught over time to do evil things? Or is a baby born evil, sometimes being taught good over time?
Or is the answer to both these questions “Somewhere in-between”?
A Philosophical Question
Out of those foundational questions a philosophy will form. And another question:
Is a Utopian future possible in this world?
A (2-Part) Practical Question
If a Utopian future—in this world—is possible, what is the best approach to achieving it? If not, what do we do instead?
An Operational Question
Where do we go to get the answers to these questions?