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What should ground morality?

There has been a lot of discussion about what grounds morality following the debate between Sam Harris and William Lane Craig on whether God is the only possible ground for morality. Many will argue this is the case, and I think it’s even the reason C.S. Lewis switched teams. So, let’s consider the problem of grounding morality.

 

It seems to me that certain theories only manage to compound problems when it comes to explaining morality. For example, a Divine Command theorist…

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Added by Michael Gage on May 4, 2011 at 12:40pm — No Comments

Objective Morality or Ethics is Possible Without god

In the April 7, 2011 debate between Sam Harris and William Lane Craig regarding whether or not objective morality is possible without god, Craig refused to accept that an objective morality of this type is possible; in fact, he said that if there were no god, objective morality would be impossible. He believes this to such an extent that he believes the use of the terms moral or morality must be reserved to those actions based on belief in and adherence to a god – specifically, the god of the… Continue

Added by Brian Bridson on April 10, 2011 at 5:38pm — 20 Comments

Religious Responsibility

This is an Op-Ed that I wrote for OpEdnews.com. Monicks has been asking me to post it here, so I hope you all enjoy it...



Have you ever read your terms of use for Facebook? How about Google? If you did, there would be some phrases, if you can decipher them in the jargon, which you may find objectionable. However, they are tools for the modern world, and you would probably continue to utilize them anyway, knowing full well that they are, using… Continue

Added by Ryan E. Hoffman on August 31, 2010 at 9:30pm — 18 Comments

Sam Harris: The Web is among world's most 'destructive' technologies

From CNN SciTech Blog

In the face of constant news about how the Internet connects people and empowers them, Sam Harris provided an interesting and contrarian perspective here at the brainy TED Conference in Long Beach, California.

The eternal skeptic and…

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Added by Shine on February 12, 2010 at 4:30pm — 8 Comments

Atheist evangelist converts Philadelphia

Saturday night, atheist evangelist Sam Singleton held congregation at the Philadelphia Ethical Society on Rittenhouse Square. His two act comedy show called “Patriarchs and Penises” was delivered in Sam’s signature old time preacher style with a modern flair.
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Added by DangerousTalk on July 19, 2009 at 5:18pm — No Comments

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