so i saw this just 30 seconds ago and i want you to share what do you think here is the link http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/2012/06/22/prominent-atheist-blogger-...
She wrote at the end of explaining her reason for converting to Catholicism, "...And that is something I can’t prove.”
That's as much as admitting she has no good reason.
To quote the article, Libresco, who had blogged under the banner “Unequally Yoked: A geeky atheist picks fights with her Catholic boyfriend,” said that at the heart of her decision were questions of morality and how one finds a moral compass.
My first observation is that, most typically, when one person converts to their significant other's religion, it is the woman, and that it really usually has more to do with the relationship than with reason.
But if a moral compass is something that tells you what's right and wrong, I'm sure most atheists have something. While I disagree, some atheists base their morality on empathy and/or compassion. What she believes is that her morality must be external to her. So she is the sort of person who tends to be religious: a follower.
Join Think Atheist
Welcome toThink Atheist
Get Started Nowor Sign In
Or sign in with:
Sunday School July 27th 2014
Sunday School July 20th 2014
Sunday School July 13th 2014
Started by Davis Goodman in Small Talk. Last reply by Gallup's Mirror 58 minutes ago.
Started by Belle Rose in Small Talk. Last reply by ɐuɐz ǝllǝıuɐp 2 hours ago.
Started by Fragile Nokia in Religion and the Religious, Atheism and Atheists. Last reply by kris feenstra 6 hours ago.
Started by Ari E. S. in Small Talk. Last reply by Fragile Nokia 9 hours ago.
Started by Unseen in Miscellaneous Sciences. Last reply by Ari E. S. 10 hours ago.
August 15, 2014 at 5pm to August 17, 2014 at 6pm – Radisson Hotel Denver Southeast
Posted by ɐuɐz ǝllǝıuɐp on July 28, 2014 at 10:27pm
Posted by D.M Barrera on July 21, 2014 at 10:00am
When you drink water, how is it distributed around the body?
We are in love with our Amazon
Gadget Nerd? Check out Giz Gad!
Advertise with ThinkAtheist.com
In need a of a professional web site? Check out the good folks at Clear Space Media
© 2014 Created by Dan.
Report an Issue |
Terms of Service
Please check your browser settings or contact your system administrator.