I believe that I have both the potential for goodness as well as nastiness. It depends on what part of my soul I choose to cultivate. I no longer believe in resurrection of Jesus, his death matter very little to me, as everyone die in the end. I believe that I have power to influence the world around me. And my goal is to have as many positive influences to others as possible within this life time. Not that I believe there is reward in the afterlife, but to make this lifetime count if I could do just that.