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Morality

Started this discussion. Last reply by Simon Paynton Dec 2, 2013. 6 Replies

I hear quite frequently that Atheists have no moral compass and cannot have morality without religion. I have a story that I think people will find interesting on this point. I am a social worker and…Continue

Hello!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gallup's Mirror Nov 21, 2013. 10 Replies

Hi, my name is Kevin and I just joined the site today. I live in Columbus, Ohio and am a social worker and I have a ten year old son. Hoping to exchange ideas with like minded people and talk to…Continue

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Simon Paynton replied to Kevin Kurtz's discussion 'Morality'
"I've got my head in the clouds.  Well done for saving somebody's life. "
Dec 2, 2013
H3xx replied to Kevin Kurtz's discussion 'Morality'
"Good Job for you. I hope you explained this situation to said coworker."
Dec 1, 2013
Simon Paynton replied to Kevin Kurtz's discussion 'Morality'
"I realize that this is a strength of the moral system I have developed.  You have to think about it for a few seconds before you can apply it.  It's anti-complacent and anti-selfish.  I believe that the actions of your co-worker…"
Nov 30, 2013
Simon Paynton replied to Kevin Kurtz's discussion 'Morality'
"I've found (infuriatingly) that Christians can sometimes assume that everything they choose to do is right, simply because they are Christian.  Integrity goes out of the window - it's OK, I'm a Christian.  In recent years…"
Nov 30, 2013
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Morality

I hear quite frequently that Atheists have no moral compass and cannot have morality without religion. I have a story that I think people will find interesting on this point. I am a social worker and one day a suicidal caller reached one of my co-workers, (a very devout christian). She blindly transferred the call and the caller got someone else's voice mail. The caller called again and reached me. I assessed the situation and decided that the police needed to be sent, so as to stop this person…See More
Nov 29, 2013
Kevin Kurtz replied to Gallup's Mirror's discussion 'Doing God's will...'
"This is another reason I can't buy religion. Religious people have told me that people so obviously evil will get to heaven by simply accepting god, even if it's only moments before they die? If we accept this premise, no one would go to…"
Nov 21, 2013
Gallup's Mirror replied to Kevin Kurtz's discussion 'Hello!'
"Welcome, Kevin."
Nov 21, 2013
Kevin Kurtz replied to Kevin Kurtz's discussion 'Hello!'
"Thank you, I'm looking forward learning and sharing ideas."
Nov 21, 2013
Kevin Kurtz replied to Kevin Kurtz's discussion 'Hello!'
"Thanks for the advice, I'll keep that in mind. "
Nov 21, 2013
Kevin Kurtz replied to Kevin Kurtz's discussion 'Hello!'
"I have yet to see atheism discussed when assisting others. The overwhelming majority of my clients express some sort of religiosity/faith. As a social worker, it is my job to meet the client where they are at and to not impose my views. And among…"
Nov 21, 2013
Kevin Kurtz and Dylan Blaine are now friends
Nov 21, 2013
Dylan Blaine replied to Kevin Kurtz's discussion 'Hello!'
"Hey Kevin!!!"
Nov 19, 2013
Ed replied to Kevin Kurtz's discussion 'Hello!'
"Hello Kevin, As a social worker do you find instances in your assisting others where theism/atheism is discussed? Or is this considered a taboo subject in your line of work? "
Nov 19, 2013
bongani muthwa replied to Kevin Kurtz's discussion 'Hello!'
"Welcome Kevin. I am from South Africa in the Province of Gauteng, in Midrand. This is my home in the cyberspace. You will be amazed at the lively debates and powerfully ideas that are shared on this site. Welcome again!!!"
Nov 19, 2013
onyango makagutu replied to Kevin Kurtz's discussion 'Hello!'
"Welcome and have fun"
Nov 18, 2013
Thomas Blood replied to Kevin Kurtz's discussion 'Hello!'
"Welcome Kevin. Not one who has any experience on social media, I was rather stunned that a question I threw out had over 250 replies and stayed in the "top 10" for so long. The best way I think to get involved in this is to think up…"
Nov 18, 2013

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Your Religious Status
Atheist
About Me:
My name is Kevin and I live in Columbus, Ohio. I am a social worker and I have a ten year old son, who is the light of my life. Iv'e been looking for atheist sites to exchange ideas and maybe make some new friends. Look forward to getting to know people!
Age
41-46
Relationship Status
Single
Why are you here?
To find like minded people and exchange ideas. I hope to possibly meet some people from my home town.
The religion you left
Christian
Why you left your religion.
Very long story. Basically it comes down to the complete hypocrisy I have seen and otherwise encountered from christians. And now I realize that there is no god and that as long as I live a good life, that is what I should be doing.
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