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    Atheists and morality

    According to Conservopedia:

    Not possessing a religious basis for morality, which can provide a basis for objective morality, atheists are fundamentally incapable of having a coherent system of morality.
    From there, the antics increase. Atheists are blamed for:

    1. mass murder (the commies were atheists)
    2. lack of empathy
    3. scam charities
    4. porn
    5. child porn
    6. pedophilia
    7. slavery
    8. an increase in bestiality in Europe
    9. drug addiction
    10. abortion
    11. incest
    12. cannibalism
    13. hypocritical "social justice."

    Holy Pazzolly! Atheists are just so bad!

    And it's all because we lack the eye in the sky, threat of posthumous punishment, and a magic rule book.

    Personally, I think this is about as loony tunes as anything I've ever heard, but the article is well researched and has a buttload of references, so it must be true... although I honestly can't remember doing any of those things on the list (except, maybe, #9 on Fridays).

    Whadda you think? Are atheists ravaging beasts without morals, or is it possible that atheists get there morals from somewhere else?

    If so, where?
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    Re: Atheists and morality

    I had watched a program on brain science. In this program they studied the so called sociopath person,and from study found differences in brain structure. They decided that certain parts of the brain allowed empathy and concern for others,but if this area is damaged then some people acted with no concern if they hurt others or went against legal restraints.

    I don't remember the program or on what channel I viewed it,but perhaps someone might know about these studies.

    The thing I got from the program was it appears Morality is a function of a normal brains control of our actions.(they did not mention God as a factor BTW)

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    Ok found this

    Title for the above"
    The Neural Mechanisms of Moral Cognition: A Multiple-Aspect Approach to Moral Judgment and Decision-Making
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    Re: Atheists and morality

    Cultural relativism, and postmodernism/nihilism in general, leads to degeneracy and apathy. However Judeo-Christianity is hardly better, given how it necessitates globalism and promotes slave morality... which is the ultimate cause of all those problems.

    Atheism and secularism are only a problem because of Christianity eroding national identity and real traditionalism. No matter how much cuckservapedia denies it, they are just as much a part of the problem.
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    Re: Atheists and morality

    Quote Originally Posted by anunitu View Post
    The thing I got from the program was it appears Morality is a function of a normal brains control of our actions.(they did not mention God as a factor BTW)
    LOL - so either atheists are brain damaged, or they have moral reasoning as part of normal brain functioning?
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    Quote Originally Posted by B. de Corbin View Post

    LOL - so either atheists are brain damaged, or they have moral reasoning as part of normal brain functioning?
    I'd be pretty convinced that not treating other people like shit would be built into our brain, because it's necessary for survival of the race to feel empathy for, and like our fellow human. We don't breed 30 young a year and the ones we do have are fragile for too long, being able to care is a natural part of survival.
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    Re: Atheists and morality

    Imagine the kind of person I could be if I were just a good Christian.

    Imagine all the people I could kill and blame on everyone else but me.

    Imagine. Imagine. Imagine.

    And here I am, a lonely atheist. Killing no one. Paying taxes. Feeding the stray cats.

    evil me. eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeevil me.
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    Re: Atheists and morality

    Quote Originally Posted by Medusa View Post
    And here I am, a lonely atheist. Killing no one. Paying taxes. Feeding the stray cats.

    evil me. eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeevil me.
    So, lacking a "fixed moral center" (as they say), why are you like that?

    For myself, the answer is "Why would I want to?" I don't want to hurt anybody - I feel bad when I hurt people, and being kind to stray cats feels good. That's that empathy thing...
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    Re: Atheists and morality

    Funny thing,in my view,more so called religious folks seem to have a lack of empathy towards anyone they deem "Not Special",as in not part of their elite group. I suppose I could be mistaken,but I am inclined to not wear my rose colored glasses a lot anymore.
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    Quote Originally Posted by anunitu View Post
    Funny thing,in my view,more so called religious folks seem to have a lack of empathy towards anyone they deem "Not Special",as in not part of their elite group. I suppose I could be mistaken,but I am inclined to not wear my rose colored glasses a lot anymore.
    And yet they are still the most empathetic, "oh I do my community service" types
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    Re: Atheists and morality

    Well, avoiding sweeping generalizations, I'd say that anybody, with any set of beliefs, can choose to be a jerk, a hypocrite, and/or a jerky hypocrite, or kind, compassionate, gentle, emphatic, or anything else that a human is capable of being.

    IMHO - a set of beliefs (or lack of beliefs) may make one better, worse, or have no effect - depending on the predilections of the individual.
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