There are those who believe scripture is the true source of morals or rules for living and claim to base their morality literally on the Bible. This is consistent with the religious accusation that a materialistic view of the mind is inherently amoral and that religious conceptions are to be favored because they are inherently more humane. As an example of 'Biblical morality', consider two stories taken literally from the Bible.
The first is an excerpt from Carl Sagan's book The Demon…
Added by Gary Renegar on February 2, 2011 at 2:42pm — No Comments
Unfortunately, not alive. I'm completely outraged over this murder and the mother involved...and with Nancy Grace for telling this 'mother' "all of America is behind you". Well, no I'm not. I feel terrible for the little boy and the agonizing death he must have…Continue
Did anyone else see Doctor Oz and his treatment of faith healing? Yuck, in what was purportedly an objective presentation Oz left the audience with an appreciation for the efficacy of faith healing. If the American populace is not ignorant enough, the Doctor added a dollop of dumb.
Probably some religious parents with ill children will ask JC's intermediary for a favor.
EELS! E.E.L.S. stands for "Examine everything logically, skeptically." It's an answer to the W.W.J.D. and F.R.O.G. products that Christians are wearing, but tailored to our lack of belief and skeptical natures. Plus, I just think eels are cool!
How would you deal with me?
I am an ardent existentialist who does not believe in freedom or choice. I believe I am a cog in the wheel, as it were, and I neither take responsibility nor accept blame for anything that happens. I do not plan ahead (consciously) or worry, and I do not look behind and regret. In my philosophy, it is impossible to make mistakes because everything is only what it must be, and could not be otherwise, despite the human suspicion that many…Continue