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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

And you accuse ME of having no morals?

Something came up today during lunch while I was talking with a Satanist friend of mine.



It's common for religious people to claim that atheists have no morals as we have no god to derive them from and have no god to fear in the deviation from our morals. But then if you ask them what they would do if god wasn't there to punish them, there are times when they admit that they would act without caring about others or about the consequences of their actions.



So really, who… Continue

Added by Gabriel Garcia on April 1, 2009 at 10:21pm — 3 Comments

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