Is there a moral standard anymore?

We live in a postmodern society; one that believes that a blue pen can be pink if you really want to believe it is.  Good and bad, right and wrong, truth and lies . . .it’s all the same to your average American.  The college I most recently graduated from would have me believe that society’s moral standard is completely gone and is in fact irrelevant. “There is no standard, there is no truth,  it’s what you personally believe,” I’ve often heard sniveling college freshmen and professors say.  I say a moral standard, and an unchanging one at that, is undeniable.  Let’s says that upon reading the last sentence a man exclaimed “there is certainly not a moral standard!”  Shortly after denying the moral law, this very man finds himself standing in a waiting line only to experience a woman cutting in front of him.  The very man that denies the moral law will raise the objection, “that’s not fair! You can’t do that! What if someone did that to you?”  C.S Lewis says in his book Mere Christianity, “Now what interests me about all these remarks is that the man who makes them is not merely saying that the other man’s behavior does not happen to please him.  He is appealing to some kind of standard of behavior which he expects the other man to know about.” Even in the simplest forms, it is clear that humans are aware of a right and wrong.  The denial of a difference between  the two would make equal the most evil acts (murder, rape, abuse etc.) to what is widely accepted as good (justice, charity, faithfulness etc.).  Image


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