[Pathways] 'Sins of the nihilist' by Gershon Velvel

Kenny asked: Could a non-believer in a god sin?

Colin asked: How would a philosopher evaluate Aleister Crowley: 'Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law'?

Answer by Gershon Velvel

What is a 'sin'? I read in Wikipedia:

"In a religious context, sin is the act of transgression against divine law. Sin can also be viewed as any thought or action that endangers the ideal relationship between an individual and God; or as any diversion from the perceived ideal order for human living. 'To sin' has been defined from a Greek concordance as 'to miss the mark'."

What is wrong with that statement? -- You might think that the last sentence doesn't seem to fit here at all [...]

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