Atheist Morality

A place for atheists to discuss morality issues. What shapes your morality? What new perspectives have you found since abandoning faith (if you ever had any)? Is there any merit to religious moral authority?
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  • Loren Miller

    I know I've thrown this quote around A|N here and there, but as it comes to the issue of human vs. biblical morality, I think the following says it astonishingly well:

    If I could stop a man from raping a child, I would. That's the difference between me and your God.
    -- Tracie Harris

  • Ruth Anthony-Gardner

    Moral Priorities

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  • Bertold Brautigan

    • Morality รก tout prix is a sign of barbarism.
    • Irritability, bad moods, and outbursts of affect are the classic symptoms of chronic virtuousness.

    --Carl Jung