A place for atheists to discuss morality issues. What shapes your morality? What new perspectives have you found since abandoning faith (if you ever had any)? Is there any merit to religious moral authority?
"I am one of you. Thank you for your story. The irony, for me, is that when you dive deep into the rabbit hole, mormonism is an atheist "religion" in the classical sense. (Thank you, BA Philosophy, Brigham Young…"
"I could not agree more. In my view, dignity occurs at the moment of accepting the reality of one's personal being against the backdrop of fellow travelers moving amidst the cosmos. Regardless of how I came to exist, I do and I…"
"Equating faith with reason makes no sense to me. The proofs are not analogous. In the simplest terms, the argument for faith ends with "A", an unprovable assumption. Oh , I forgot... "If 'A', therefore…"
We debate origins of the Universe, life, Earth, humans, religion, atheism, using common sense, evolution, cosmology, geology, archaeology, and other sciences, to repel biblical creationism and other religious beliefs.
Unless you were raised by atheist parents, you probably had some recovering to do when you left religion. The purpose of RR is to provide a landing place for people when they jump from religion. With local support groups throughout the US, Canada, UK, and Australia, and real-time resources accessible to everyone, RR is where to turn when faith has lost its luster.See More
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