Goodness Isn’t Natural
New York Times columnist Robert Brooks rebuts the prevailing notion that people are naturally good. Pointing to the story of Robert Bales, he reminds us of the older (Christian) perspective summed up by G.K Chesterton when he said that the doctrine of original sin is the only part of Christian theology that can be proved.
“When the Good Do Bad,” by David Brooks. The New York Times, March 19, 2012.