John B Hodges's Blog – January 2012 Archive (1)

200-word letters on atheism and morality

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WHITLOCK'S BLOOD LIBEL



Linda Whitlock (Dec.18) repeats yet again the "blood libel" against unbelievers, that only Creationism offers any basis for ethics.



Whitlock has it backwards. Religion offers no basis for ethics. Religious morality consists of obeying the alleged will of God, as reported by your chosen authority. But obedience is not the same as morality. If believers wish to make war or keep slaves or oppress…

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Added by John B Hodges on January 31, 2012 at 2:28pm — 1 Comment

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