Posts Tagged ‘humanist morals’

In the last post I shared where I derive my moral system. This time around I will analyze the issues with Christian morality. Christians just can’t wrap their heads around the fact that without a holy book which proclaims moral absolutes, you can still have a moral system. And, in my opinion, a more complete and socially productive one.god said it

First let’s define moral absolutes: Moral absolutes or moral absolutism is an ethical view that particular actions are absolutely right or wrong. Religious moral codes are an example of this as they are derived from divine commands which are, in their view, perfect and unchangeable. “God said it, I believe it, that settles it.”ยนย  (more…)

It’s the question that I think every atheist has encountered at some point, if not the most popular one: “Well, if you don’t believe in God, where do you get your morals from?” I guess this is a valid question, but one that has been answered over and over again and they still don’t get it. Most Christians seem to have the idea that their faith is the only thing stopping them from going out and raping and murdering innocent people. I’ve even heard some go (more…)