Tag Archives: objective morality

Why Objective Morality Can Be Bad

Previously I’ve tackled the objective morality question, arguing, in part, that we can all agree that certain acts are immoral. These include things like murder, rape, and torture. If we all agree these things are wrong, then we have a … Continue reading

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This is how religious people and everyone else should approach morality

I sat for a seminar today (I know, how fun), and the woman proctoring the seminar was a case worker for a neighboring city’s juvenile and domestic relations court. When she gave examples to explain the concepts she was presenting, … Continue reading

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Religions cannot claim a monopoly on objective morality: The debate is based on flawed definitions

(If you don’t feel like reading this whole post, scroll to the purple text, which is the main point of this post). I generally stay out of the objective morality debate between theists and atheists because the conclusion that atheism … Continue reading

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Book Review: Beyond Religion: Ethics for a Whole World (Dalai Lama)

I read quite religiously. Last week I picked up a copy of the Dalai Lama’s most recent book,¬†Beyond Religion: Ethics for a Whole World¬†(2012). In it he makes the argument that the world will be a better place if humanity … Continue reading

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