Homer Edward Price
  • Male
  • Sylva, NC
  • United States
Share on Facebook
Share

Homer Edward Price's Friends

  • Vine
  • Compelledunbeliever
  • Joan Denoo

Homer Edward Price's Groups

Gifts Received

Gift

Homer Edward Price has not received any gifts yet

Give a Gift

 

Homer Edward Price's Page

Latest Activity

Homer Edward Price commented on Homer Edward Price's blog post Did Human Morality Come from God or from Evolution?
"The goddess figurines which are the basis of the contemporary myth of a feminist golden age were all found in Mesopotamia and date from the Neolithic Age, which began around 10,000 years ago.  "Neolithic Age" means New Stone Age, and…"
Tuesday
Homer Edward Price commented on Homer Edward Price's blog post Did Human Morality Come from God or from Evolution?
"Joan, I think I need to connect the dots.  In one post, I wrote:  Where large animals are the major source of meat, it is men who have to do the hunting, and women are reduced to the roles of cooking the meat and processing the hides from…"
May 18
Joan Denoo commented on Homer Edward Price's blog post Did Human Morality Come from God or from Evolution?
"Homer, I am troubled by one sentence you wrote and wonder if that sentence still stands in modern culture, from your point of view. As a feminist, I see that attitude is a construct that has no validity. The sentence is: "women are reduced to…"
May 17
Joan Denoo commented on Homer Edward Price's blog post Did Human Morality Come from God or from Evolution?
"Homer, I am intrigued by your grasp of history and storytelling. What is your background; I wonder if there is some Irish storytelling gene embedded in your soul?"
May 17
Compelledunbeliever commented on Homer Edward Price's blog post Did Human Morality Come from God or from Evolution?
" Homer I'm sorry but what a fitting name, I will be watching, more appropriately listening to you! I wish I was as eloquent as you."
May 16
Homer Edward Price commented on Homer Edward Price's blog post Did Human Morality Come from God or from Evolution?
"Joan writes a beautiful story below about her experiences with the Native Americans in Alaska, which is one of the very few places where they are still able to practice their traditional subsistence lifestyle, characterized by interdependence…"
May 16
Joan Denoo commented on Homer Edward Price's blog post Did Human Morality Come from God or from Evolution?
"I lived in Alaska for two years and became acquainted with homesteading and native women, all of whom did as you say, they created incredibly delicious meals from the foods they grew, the animals they killed, and meat and fish they or their husbands…"
May 16
Michael Penn commented on Homer Edward Price's blog post Did Human Morality Come from God or from Evolution?
"Human morality comes from the design of the societal structure that you live in. This is why it is ever changing. Evolution marches along and morality is different in other societies and other countries. It always will be. "
May 15
Homer Edward Price commented on Homer Edward Price's blog post Did Human Morality Come from God or from Evolution?
"Anthropological research has shown that the degree of dependence of women on men in hunting-gathering societies varies with the importance of large animals as a source of meat.  Women can trap or kill small animals as well as men can, so they…"
May 15
Homer Edward Price commented on Loren Miller's group Quotations – Momentous, Memorable, Meaningful
"To requote Sam Harris,  Rational, open-ended, honest inquiry has always been the true source of insight into such [moral] processes. That was the method used the Quakers in their meetings; they thought their ideas were implanted in them by God,…"
May 15
Joan Denoo commented on Homer Edward Price's blog post Did Human Morality Come from God or from Evolution?
"Homer,  you wrote, "The invention of cooking — even more than agriculture, the eating of meat, or the advent of tools — is what led to the rise of humanity." Yes, the process of cooking food could very well be the thing…"
May 15
Homer Edward Price commented on Loren Miller's group Quotations – Momentous, Memorable, Meaningful
"Joan, It was the Quakers who first recognized the evil of slavery, and it was the Anglican deacon Thomas Clarkson who led the movement for the abolition of slavery in the British colonies. The abolitionist movement in the United States was led by…"
May 14
Homer Edward Price joined Loren Miller's group
Thumbnail

Quotations – Momentous, Memorable, Meaningful

A place to share the words of others (or your own!) which have been impactful in your life, whether they're serious, poignant, humorous, or just something worth noting.See More
May 14
Homer Edward Price commented on Homer Edward Price's blog post Did Human Morality Come from God or from Evolution?
"Joan Denoo wrote: I didn't know I had limits placed upon me and that I internalized those limits, to my detriment. It was my college experience that required that I stop, think, respond to my old knowledge and replace it with a new concept of…"
May 14
Joan Denoo commented on Homer Edward Price's blog post Did Human Morality Come from God or from Evolution?
""Many of our actions are not free in my sense but are results of habit, reflex, unchecked emotional reactions, etc." I agree, I didn't know I had limits placed upon me and that I internalized those limits, to my detriment. It was my…"
May 14
Joan Denoo liked Homer Edward Price's blog post Did Human Morality Come from God or from Evolution?
May 14

Profile Information

About Me:
I have occasionally participated in Atheist Nexus in the past using a different e-mail address. I am a member of both the American Humanist Association and The Center for Inquiry. I have a PhD in Sociology and use the theories of sociobiology championed by E.O. Wilson and others. I am a registered Democrat but I am also a Bernie Sanders fan.

Homer Edward Price's Blog

Did Human Morality Come from God or from Evolution?

Posted on May 12, 2018 at 4:30pm 14 Comments

Public prejudice toward atheists is still high, not only in the United States but in most of the countries in the world. Around half of Americans would refuse to vote for an atheist for public office, according to recent polls. Polls also show that the rejection of atheists is mainly due to the public assumption that people who are irreligious are also immoral, since they have no fear of punishment by God. But is God really the source of human morality? Certainly the Judaeo-Christian-Muslim…

Continue

The Theology and Science of Free Will

Posted on April 11, 2018 at 3:09pm 14 Comments

Christian theologians see free will as the ability of the soul to choose freely between good and evil actions, as defined by God’s law. They argue that the choice of an evil action is a sin against God and justifies Divine punishment in Hell. To add mercy to their terrible image of God, they assert that Christ’s blood provides salvation from Hell for the sinful soul.  

My purpose In this…

Continue

Comment Wall (2 comments)

You need to be a member of Atheist Nexus to add comments!

Join Atheist Nexus

At 7:49am on April 10, 2018, Randall Smith said…

Run again, Bernie!

Welcome, Homer.

At 9:08pm on April 9, 2018, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…

Welcome back!

 
 
 

About

line

Update Your Membership :

Membership

line

line

Nexus on Social Media:

line

© 2018   Atheist Nexus. All rights reserved. Admin: Richard Haynes.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service