Atheism · Religion

Morality Debate, Part 2

a.inner_seek { cursor: pointer; } Hans Jacobse’s opening statement: The first problem comes less than two minutes in: “Atheism, properly understood…” In other words, “I’m about to tell you what you believe”, not a promising beginning for a fruitful debate. He continues: Atheism, properly understood, allows for no objective existence of anything non-material, not made… Continue reading Morality Debate, Part 2

Atheism · Religion

Morality Debate, Part 1

Matt Dillahunty’s opening statement in the debate on “The Origin of Human Morality” at UMBC on Wednesday: [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dkMAJai5D3c&fs=1&hl=en_US] He addresses two common misconceptions about morality: first, that secular morality borrows from religious morality. And second, that secular morality does not include an external authoritative source for morality, and that this is somehow a problem.… Continue reading Morality Debate, Part 1