Wednesday, 14 March 2012

Atheism and ethics -- again.

This always seems to come up in discussions with Christians: What motivation do you have to be ethical if you're an atheist? They never seem to realise that having a god telling you what to do doesn't make you moral, especially not with that terrible Bible. 

I got a nuanced response from this Christian -- then his brain stopped. What a shame.






Slaves should be obedient to their masters
Rape a girl, pay her father, and she's your wife
God used to like killing gay people










(Conversation reported verbatim until the last panel, but yeah, that's how it went.)

3 comments:

  1. God is a kinda Bimp...or Pully.

    I'll have to start posting debates in word balloons, I like it.

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  2. It seems to me that the best argument for an ethical sense in man that doesn't rely on any god to create or maintain it is that an ethical sense is a necessary trait for a social species to have.

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