Law of relativity.

The more advanced you are the more responsible you are and therefore the more guilty you are of sin, therefore, the more primitive you are the less responsible you are and therefore the less guilty you are of sin.

There are two opposite ways in which one can be advanced or primitive: collective or individual.

1. Collective: The younger you are or the more modern you are the more advanced you are, therefore the more responsible you are and therefore the more guilty you are of sin. Therefore the older you are or the more ancient you are the more primitive you are therefore the less responsible you are and therefore the less guilty you are of sin. This means that Jeffrey Dahmer got into much more trouble for cannibalising than Homo antecessor did for cannibalism.
2. Individual: The older or more adult you are the more advanced you are therefore the more responsible you are and therefore the more guilty of sin you are. Therefore the younger or more juvenile you are the more primitive you are therefore the less responsible you are and therefore the less guilty you are of sin. This means that adults get into much more trouble than kids for sin.

For another ‘collective’ example, it was obviously much less of an issue for ancient, medieval, early modern and even Victorian people to slave than it is for us modern people to slave today. I have read many contemporary books on the discovery and exploration of West Africa, and two books particularly were related to slavery, one by Carl Bernhard Wadstrom and another by Jean Barbot. I learned that Carl Bernhard Wadstrom was a passionate abolitionist while Jean Barbot was a practicing slaver by trade. How was slavery more acceptable in Henry the Navigator’s or Jean Barbot’s time and more abhorrent in ours or Carl Bernhard Wadstrom’s time? Because medieval and early modern people were more primitive and modern people are more advanced. We should not judge primitive people such as Henry the Navigator or Jean Barbot, even the Old Testament, Plato and Aristotle spoke ambivalently of slavery. For example, prehistoric man did some unspeakable things such as rape, murder and cannibalism, but would we judge them? No!

“Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven.”

Luke 6:37.

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