All Blog Posts Tagged 'absolute' (2)

What Atheism SHOULD Mean

“A belief which leaves no place for doubt is not a belief; it is a superstition.” ~José Bergamín
Many people mistakenly believe that dictionary definitions tell us what words mean. But it’s the other way around. We, by our actual usage of words, tell dictionary lexicographers how to define words. English is a fluid language, constantly changing. Definitions come from us, not dictionaries.



This is an important point when it comes to distinguishing agnostics… Continue

Added by Atheist Exile on July 17, 2011 at 9:20pm — 9 Comments

Can there really be moral absolutes?

In my last (and first) blog post, I brought up the problem that atheists usually have with religious people (that of, "atheists have no morals"). Emma Coomber brought something up that I agree with and have been thinking for a while now.



There are no absolute morals.



I think I can safely assume that most (if not all) of us here would agree that morals are created by society and nothing else. So really, is it such a leap to assume that there are no absolute… Continue

Added by Gabriel Garcia on April 2, 2009 at 6:18pm — 14 Comments

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