Lucas M. Tavares
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  • São José dos Campos, São Paulo
  • Brazil
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Can someone explain all this "relative morals" thing?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Israel Oct 12, 2012. 51 Replies

Some time ago I watched a discussion between Sam Harris and Craig, and I must admit, I'm confused about this "relative morality" concept. After a little research (very little though) I found this one…Continue

Tags: Ethics, Morality, Relative

Atheist meetings, are they bound to fail?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lucas M. Tavares Feb 8, 2012. 2 Replies

The first Brazilian national meeting will take place next sunday , February 12th, in almost every state in Brazil. There are many comments on how this kind of meeting usually doesn't work, and most…Continue

Tags: Brazil, Meeting, Atheist

Does religion affect our morals?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lucas M. Tavares Nov 21, 2011. 4 Replies

Let me give my opinion: I think religion helped define what we understand as right or wrong, and, as it is not going to simply vanish in the next few generations, it will still have a role in the…Continue

Greetings from a Brazilian atheist

Started this discussion. Last reply by Reg The Fronkey Farmer Nov 6, 2011. 2 Replies

Hi, I'm Lucas, I'm 17 and I've been an atheist ever since I understood what it meant to be one. Just heard of the site from Twitter and I hope to meet lots of nice people around here. Thanks!Continue

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Dec 21, 2012
Israel replied to Lucas M. Tavares's discussion 'Can someone explain all this "relative morals" thing?'
"Short answer to your post is..... context Long answer to your post... is no of course its not anything I want to do, it's just a matter of how its done... its like violence... some people out there might think "cauing pain" is always…"
Oct 12, 2012
onecae replied to Lucas M. Tavares's discussion 'Can someone explain all this "relative morals" thing?'
"Those who do not know how to live must make a merit of dying. -George Bernard Shaw Living for someone takes a different kind of understanding than dying for someone.  I mean, once you've decided to be here living, it becomes personal, full…"
Oct 11, 2012
Lucas M. Tavares replied to Lucas M. Tavares's discussion 'Can someone explain all this "relative morals" thing?'
"Thanks!"
Oct 8, 2012
archaeopteryx replied to Lucas M. Tavares's discussion 'Can someone explain all this "relative morals" thing?'
"Good to know."
Oct 7, 2012
onecae replied to Lucas M. Tavares's discussion 'Can someone explain all this "relative morals" thing?'
"I am the one looking at the screen."
Oct 7, 2012
archaeopteryx replied to Lucas M. Tavares's discussion 'Can someone explain all this "relative morals" thing?'
"I would answer that 1K, but I wouldn't want to waste your time (or mine) by regurgitating the ideas of others --"
Oct 7, 2012
onecae replied to Lucas M. Tavares's discussion 'Can someone explain all this "relative morals" thing?'
"Thank you for listing prerequisites for understanding you – parent, professor, boss. Note that I am not giving you a reading list; I can, but I think there’s a better way. Suppose for the purpose of this blog that we can understand each…"
Oct 7, 2012
archaeopteryx replied to Lucas M. Tavares's discussion 'Can someone explain all this "relative morals" thing?'
"BTW, onecae, any idea which one is you? "
Oct 7, 2012
archaeopteryx replied to Lucas M. Tavares's discussion 'Can someone explain all this "relative morals" thing?'
"RE: "If god doesn't exist, then certainly god doesn't exist in a physical place" I think you're missing my point, oneK - these groups weren't saying that god doesn't exist (I do, they didn't) - they were…"
Oct 7, 2012
onecae replied to Lucas M. Tavares's discussion 'Can someone explain all this "relative morals" thing?'
"The thing is that although the Bible exists, "god" doesn't exist.  So, who was 'approving rape (and murder)'?  Is it still being approved? If it's not still being approved, then why does it still happen?"
Oct 7, 2012
onecae replied to Lucas M. Tavares's discussion 'Can someone explain all this "relative morals" thing?'
"sometimes"
Oct 7, 2012
onecae replied to Lucas M. Tavares's discussion 'Can someone explain all this "relative morals" thing?'
"It's hard to determine what another persons thinks the word 'god' means.  There's a long history justifying your belief that your statements about it would be picked apart by others- they might even ignore your statements…"
Oct 7, 2012
Dale Headley replied to Lucas M. Tavares's discussion 'Can someone explain all this "relative morals" thing?'
"I think the fact that the Bible is replete with examples of God approving rape (and murder) illustrates the concept of “relative morality” quite well. "
Oct 7, 2012
archaeopteryx replied to Lucas M. Tavares's discussion 'Can someone explain all this "relative morals" thing?'
""NewAdvent.org"? What else would you expect them to say?"
Oct 7, 2012

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Your Religious Status
Atheist
About Me:
Just a regular teenager, also an atheist, a humanist and a secularist.
Age
13-18
Relationship Status
Single
Why are you here?
I'm here because I wolud really like to know more people who are atheists, and also to have a space to talk freely, learn and evolve.
The religion you left
Was never a part of one
Why you left your religion.
I never really had a religion, but I only realized I was an ahteist a few years ago, reading about it.
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Maybe
Skype username:
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Welcome to the Think Atheist community Lucas!

 
 
 

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