All Blog Posts Tagged 'Moral' (5)

Theist Morality Contrasted with Atheist Morality

A difference between theism and atheism is each's idea of morality. To the theist, whether Jew, Christian, or Muslim, morality is linked to obedience to alleged divine commands. A theist conforms to God's commands whether they call for proselyting  or committing acts of murder and genocide. So the theist believes morality is linked to obeying God without question or deliberation.

The atheist, however, bases morality on doing what's right based on reasoning and…

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Added by Anthony Jordan on May 31, 2013 at 10:26pm — 3 Comments

Creation and the Fall - Dogmatism

Let's assume for argument's sake that God created everything as Genesis states.  We shall consider Genesis to be perfectly accurate.  The problems encountered are far greater than incongruence with reality.

If God has always existed, is all-good and is the origin of everything, I have some questions.  

Where does evil come from?  If God is to be considered the origin of everything/everyone, then God somehow created evil.  If God is omniscient, he did so intentionally.  Further,…

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Added by Sean McGuire on September 5, 2012 at 2:15am — 3 Comments

Two Arguments From The Debate

At Virginia Tech, on Wednesday evening March 21, there was a debate on the question "Does God Probably Exist?" I wanted to post comments on two of the arguments given.

One argument given was the "fine-tuning argument". One of the debaters was studying high-level academic philosophy, and they stated it thus:

Given the fine-tuning evidence, a life-permitting Universe (LPM) is very, very epistemically unlikely under the non-existence of a fine-tuner, and is not unlikely if a…

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Added by John B Hodges on March 22, 2012 at 2:22pm — No Comments

Atheism Means Moral Freedom

Atheism asserts the independence of the individual. It denies the existence of a power, natural or supernatural, which determines human life. For a long time, people have been supposing that their lives are determined by god, fate or natural law. But the daily experience of free will, disproves the existence of any determining factor.



Yet people have believed in the existence of a god etc., on account of their slave-mindedness. Slave-mind seeks a prop, and an early prop it took to… Continue

Added by Deepak on January 28, 2009 at 8:10pm — 2 Comments

Moral, ethical and RELIGION

Text interesting about Morality and Religion, for sure will bring great clarity to many here in this community.



Moral, ethical and RELIGION

Professor: Dr. Marcos de Almeida

There may be a morality without religion? You must have a

god or gods, so that it becomes indispensable to morality? The fact

that some people are not religious, the ability to be, automatically, moral?

And if the answer to these questions require the belief in one god, what… Continue

Added by Mauro on January 6, 2009 at 6:21pm — No Comments

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