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Moral behavior: divinely inspired or evolved?


This story was reported in my local rag this morning and immediately had me pondering a couple of things that frequently run through my brainial meats whenever I encounter stories of this sort.  For me, these stories immediately raise a … Continue reading

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when your cupboard upsets your loved ones


I wanted to share this beautiful animation that Parenting Beyond Belief author, Dale McGowan, posted to his blog, as I think it really illustrates some of the discussion that was going on at Friday’s Drinking Skeptically gathering about maintaining positive … Continue reading

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Morality Redux: Euthyphro


The ongoing discussion that I’ve been having (largely off the blog) about the recent entries on morality has prompted me to cover one last topic that I only mentioned in passing last time: the Euthyphro dilemma. This should be the … Continue reading

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Morality Redux: Slavery


I’ve been having a number of interesting conversations recently regarding the post on secular morality, and I’d like to discuss some of the thoughts that have emerged from those exchanges. One of my entry-level statements when discussing human morality is … Continue reading

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Secular Morality


I was out in Philly this weekend and, through the normal course of catch-up conversation, I was asked a question that is quickly rising to the top of my “inevitable” list: “As an atheist, what keeps you from doing just … Continue reading

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