Morality

Arguments surrounding or concerning morality.

Good without God – Can Humans be Moral without God or Religion?

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Good without God – Can Humans be Moral without God or Religion?

To me, it is quite sad when people actually argue and believe that humans would not behave morally without a higher being telling them to be good or without the threat of eternal torture. As if we would be morally lost without our divinely inspired holy books telling us how to keep slaves, how to subjugate women, how to stone people for crimes like picking up sticks on the Sabbath, how to sacrifice animals, and how we should be willing to kill our own children if God so demands. It is a very good thing that this is not true, and it is important to see why. For one, morality simply predates religion–especially our current religions. Anatomically modern humans...

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