someone who does not believe in evil, someone who believes in self-forgiveness, someone who doesn’t need a higher authority
Oh I believe there is evil in the world. Its frightening, scary and sad.
I believe forgiving yourself can be very hard, especially when you hurt someone you love.
And God is my higher authority and I need Him more than the air I breath.
I’m fairly sure the initial question was an intentionally loaded, possibly rhetoric, facetious, and IMO, cynical. If not, the questioner is in need of a hair more catechesis it would seem. But so am I, always…none of us are better than another. Some of our sins are simply more publicized…