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Moral Acts
#21
RE: Moral Acts
Enjoy #2ing! Smile
"Of course, everyone will claim they respect someone who tries to speak the truth, but in reality, this is a rare quality. Most respect those who speak truths they agree with, and their respect for the speaking only extends as far as their realm of personal agreement. It is less common, almost to the point of becoming a saintly virtue, that someone truly respects and loves the truth seeker, even when their conclusions differ wildly." 

-walsh
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#22
RE: Moral Acts
I did. I'm all done. I'm glad we could rejoice on that together, metaphysically.

I love how normal this is.
(24th February 2017, 11:16)Faith No More Wrote: I like it that they use the word "cuck" so widely now.  It's the next best thing to them getting "I'm a total fucking retard" tattooed on their forehead.

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#23
RE: Moral Acts
(10th January 2017, 08:37)chimp3 Wrote: Name one moral act that can not be accomplished without religion.

Quitting a religion.

Giving up a life of fairy tales, and of imposing fairy tales on others, of judging others through the fairy tale, of threatening others for disbelieving in the fairy tale, has to be the cornerstone of the modern moralist.

And nobody could experience the joy of stopping the spread of religion if it wasn't still a plague on our society.
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#24
RE: Moral Acts
(10th January 2017, 22:09)bennyboy Wrote:
(10th January 2017, 08:37)chimp3 Wrote: Name one moral act that can not be accomplished without religion.

Quitting a religion.

Giving up a life of fairy tales, and of imposing fairy tales on others, of judging others through the fairy tale, of threatening others for disbelieving in the fairy tale, has to be the cornerstone of the modern moralist.

And nobody could experience the joy of stopping the spread of religion if it wasn't still a plague on our society.

Quitting a religion is most certainly accomplished without religion.
“God will endure for as long as the reasons that brought him into being;And so will those who deny him.” ― Michel Onfray





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#25
RE: Moral Acts
I don't feel bad at all about my three slaves I have chained to the house!
The chains are just long enough for them to reach everywhere with a vacuum cleaner...

Thank you religion! Thank you so much...
Quote:AtlasS33 wrote:
"When it comes to the deiety I worship, he sent a book, it contained a message. I took that message, tested it, then I realized he is God : it didn't break against reality."
Pulse Wrote:
~ Atheism seems so incredibly counter intuitive, that to even begin to take it seriously, one has to suspend all logic."

Religion: making the uncomfortable comfortable for thousands of years.
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#26
RE: Moral Acts
(10th January 2017, 22:54)ignoramus Wrote: I don't feel bad at all about my three slaves I have chained to the house!
The chains are just long enough for them to reach everywhere with a vacuum cleaner...

I hope you at least got them a Dyson.
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#27
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He he ...just my stick v6 absolute the other day... The next day mother in law wanted one too!
Quote:AtlasS33 wrote:
"When it comes to the deiety I worship, he sent a book, it contained a message. I took that message, tested it, then I realized he is God : it didn't break against reality."
Pulse Wrote:
~ Atheism seems so incredibly counter intuitive, that to even begin to take it seriously, one has to suspend all logic."

Religion: making the uncomfortable comfortable for thousands of years.
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#28
RE: Moral Acts
(10th January 2017, 22:15)chimp3 Wrote: Quitting a religion is most certainly accomplished without religion.

If there's no dragon at the gate, the knight just waltzes into the castle and walks out with the princess. There's no story there.

It's the obstacle that makes it possible to overcome the obstacle.
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#29
RE: Moral Acts
(10th January 2017, 09:35)robvalue Wrote: The problem is defining what morality means in the first place. Religion muddies the waters by introducing the likes and dislikes of some voyeur.

Certainly religion is not required to be caring towards others, in any shape or form.

Morality is the ability to align self interest with group interest.
robvalue,vorlon13,Simon Moon,Pyrrho,Tiberius,Rhythm,Beccs 
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#30
RE: Moral Acts
(10th January 2017, 08:37)chimp3 Wrote: Name one moral act that can not be accomplished without religion.

Name one moral principle that atheists didn't adopt from religion.
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