"I find religion to be a hindrance to the animal rights movement - certainly to the idea of NOT EATING FLESH. While I can cite science sources to back up my point of view (such as the recent World Health Organization objections to meat) Meat eaters…"
"Contrary to popular belief, Morality is not a human trait. Scientists have observed and reported on it found in other social groups in the animal kingdom... and not one of them have religion. Well, most of them. I recall a tribe of…"
The purpose of this group is to discuss morality from all points of view: biological, evolutionary, philosophical. Specific moral questions are also encouraged: if you have a moral question for us atheists, feel free to post it here.See More
"The new Bowie video "Blackstar" revisits Major Tom (long dead now) as years later he is followed and revered by cultists. The fallen Messiah. Major Tom is dead, long live Major Tom! Mind-blowing! https://youtu.be/kszLwBaC4Sw"
"I'm open to outside interference - by aliens. Doesn't mean it was on purpose. Maybe they just threw out the trash and then hey presto we sprang up.But until there's proper evidence, it's all mere speculation. Religion isn't…"
"I believe the laws of physics is the same through out the universe. I see no reason not to think the laws of nature are the same too. Even if they are not carbon based, all creatures have the same basic instinct: to survive and to…"
"I'm of the school of thought that thinks most (if not all) advanced civilizations die out from self destruction or suicide - so the remnants of their civilization would be the machines they leave behind. That's why I think a machine will…"
"Why would they want to make contact with a species that enslaves, exploits, consumes and devours the other lifeforms on its own planet? Reverse the role; if we were explorers of the universe, would we want to be friends with such creatures?
"It is highly probable life exists but to evolve to a highly technological society has built-in risks that ultimately can lead to its own demise. I'm talking about suicidal tendencies. Nuclear and biological advancement in weaponry and…"