"*sigh* Once again . . . There s no "link to atheism" other than the fact that this is an attempt by people to reform a community that appears to tolerate the idea that sexualized violence is trivial and condemning it is wrong.
And it is…"
"Only if you believe that the correct place to draw the bright line in the field of gray is exactly at the point of criminal conduct. This is unlikely to be the case since (1) the police are very busy, (2) the police are blocked from participating in…"
"The criticism that I see most, that you haven’t addressed, is that many things matter (such as your example of sexual violence) but they should be addressed individually and not linked with atheism.
The link is not to "atheism" but…"
"The purpose of my example was to defend the proposition that "Context matters" is true - and that an answer of "It depends on context" is a more accurate response than "Of course not!"
Now that we have established that…"
"A person places three people in a room.
He asks the first, "Will you have sex with me?" She says no. He kills her.
He asks the second, "Will you have sex with me?" She says no. He kills her.
He asks the thrid, "Will you have…"
"My comment was a generic comment to several posters, and the "you" i spoke to was "you, the reader."
I do not see anybody claiming that atheism "entails" any particukar set of moral values. Instead, there are those…"
"What is being said is that some atheists are better - more moral - people than others and that there are reasons to prefer more moral atheists than less moral atheists.
Do you disagree with this?
If you disagree, why are you putting so much energy…"