how would you justify the statement religion and morality are inseparable?
by Julie Grimes 7 years ago
As written by, and believed by- British philosopher Bertrand Russell. Who wrote the 1927 pamphlet, Why I Am Not A Christian."He writes;"Religion is based, I think, primarily and mainly upon fear. It is partly the terror of the unknown and partly, as I have said, the wish to feel...
by TheGlassSpider 8 years ago
What if, as in LeGuin's The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas, we could have utopia, but in order to maintain it each generation would have to choose one innocent child to imprison, neglect, and torture? Would it be worth it?What if we could guarantee world peace, but it meant losing all privacy?...
by lizzieBoo 6 years ago
Yeah, give it all the historical, scientific, sociological jargon you like, but the truth is that the real problem people have with accepting religion is the possibility of their personal discomfort. We pick out the elements of history and biology which suit our sense of entitlement to all things...
by Kylyssa Shay 3 years ago
Why are people allowed to use religion to justify their actions?Why do people let people get away with using religion as a shield to protect them from the consequences of their actions? For example, a religious parent can kick out a teen with no legal or social repercussions if the teen is gay or...
by Christin Sander 4 years ago
Why do religious people often insist that religion is what creates moral behavior?As an agnostic/atheist who works hard to do the right thing every day I find this insulting and ridiculous. After all, if prayer and religious beliefs equaled morals there would be no controversy with priests...
by Jenna Ditsch 6 years ago
Let's say that Religion and the concept of the existence of God was erased from the Earth. How would humans, institutions, and ultimately, societies, determine "moral law" if you will? How would it be determined what is right or wrong? What would that process look...
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