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Ho-hum, morality again

The old "religion is the source of morality" chestnut is one that's been polished so often by religious and non-religious commentators alike that it's difficult to find, or to say, anything by either side that hasn't been said. Nonetheless I shall summarise, in general, the popular arguments as I understand them, and elaborate on the one that appears the most plausible.



Religionists, usually theistic, proclaim that their god/s handed codes of decent behaviour to humanity; they…

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Added by Hank on June 4, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments

Why I am not an atheist ...

... and why I am.

 

I am not an atheist because:

 

  • I hate God
  • I prayed to God and my prayers weren't answered
  • Militant/fundamentalist atheists converted me away from God
  • I worship science and the works of man instead of God
  • I'm rebelling against God like I rebelled against my parents & teachers in high school
  • I think I'm better than God
  • I had a bad experience with a priest or church or…
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Added by Hank on June 2, 2011 at 4:09am — No Comments

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