Values and the Question of Objective Morality in Atheism

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Re: Values and the Question of Objective Morality in Atheism

Postby spongebob » Mon Mar 09, 2015 5:14 pm

I have another serious issue with the absolute morality question. The "absolute" status isn't absolute in a religious context because it has changed. The old testament laws required many things that are not longer observed. Even in the new testament there are morals that are no longer observed. So if we are hitching our belief of god on the absolute nature of morals then I have a serious problem figuring out which set is valid. Of course this is only mentioning one of the many religions that could be the source of these absolute morals.
Man is a credulous animal, and must believe something; in the absence of good grounds for belief, he will be satisfied with bad ones.
~Bertrand Russell

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