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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  • Ruth Anthony-Gardner

    If we fail to stop warming below 2°C, or actually to below 1.5°C, we run very large and basically incalculable risks for humanity.

    This is not about the environment, this is about preventing human suffering. [emphasis mine]

    Stephan Rahmstorf, Professor of Physics of the Oceans, at Potsdam University, makes it clear that Climate Destabilization is a moral issue.

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  • Plinius

    Of course it is! We can hardly look the next generation in the eye, let alone our fellow animals...

  • Joan Denoo

    The Titanic sinks as passengers rearrange deck chairs. A perfect metaphor for climate change. People seem not to understand the significance of current weather events. Some say "Global Cooling," vs. "Global warming" as if it were disputed. 

    Speak up about the definition of Global Warming. The threat presents terrible consequences.