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    Thread: Theistic morality
Post: RE: Theistic morality

(July 22, 2010 at 6:32 pm)EvidenceVsFaith Wrote: Purple Rabbit Wrote:To claim objectivism is claiming absolutism. It IS the same. What about science? Science is objective but not absolute is it not?...
Purple Rabbit Philosophy 107 49895 July 22, 2010 at 6:57 pm
    Thread: Theistic morality
Post: RE: Theistic morality

(July 22, 2010 at 5:22 pm)The Omnissiunt One Wrote: (July 22, 2010 at 6:48 am)Purple Rabbit Wrote: Oh, I can condemn those acts from within my moral view just as you can from your allegedly object...
Purple Rabbit Philosophy 107 49895 July 22, 2010 at 6:22 pm
    Thread: Theist zone
Post: RE: Godhead & theists

(July 22, 2010 at 9:30 am)mo3taz3nbar Wrote: also i want to know what you believe about the soul do you think there is something beyond our physical body or not?What would you need that for??
Purple Rabbit Religion 160 52147 July 22, 2010 at 9:50 am
    Thread: If Heaven and Hell were proved real...?
Post: RE: If Heaven and Hell were proved real...?

In that case we need to file a complaint to whoever the fuck designed the place for screwing it up badly and making it into a perverted three storey slaughterhouse in praise of submissive behaviour an...
Purple Rabbit Christianity 53 19869 July 22, 2010 at 7:00 am
    Thread: Theistic morality
Post: RE: Theistic morality

(July 22, 2010 at 5:57 am)The Omnissiunt One Wrote: (July 22, 2010 at 4:41 am)Purple Rabbit Wrote: Indeed it would be and historically it has been in large parts of the world. See the example abov...
Purple Rabbit Philosophy 107 49895 July 22, 2010 at 6:48 am
    Thread: Theistic morality
Post: RE: Theistic morality

(July 21, 2010 at 3:27 pm)EvidenceVsFaith Wrote: The fact it's an objective fact that slavery in general causes an awful lot of suffering to the slaves in question, demonstrates the immorality of it...
Purple Rabbit Philosophy 107 49895 July 22, 2010 at 4:41 am
    Thread: Sam Harris: Science can answer moral questions
Post: RE: Sam Harris: Science can answer moral questions

(July 21, 2010 at 4:02 pm)EvidenceVsFaith Wrote: PR Wrote:Yeah, but that is a choice for a specific moral goal. But if moral is defined as "better well being" and "less suffering" then there are fac...
Purple Rabbit Media 10 3576 July 21, 2010 at 4:52 pm
    Thread: One simple question
Post: RE: One simple question

(July 20, 2010 at 4:45 pm)tavarish Wrote: If some religious individuals deal in absolutes, they still have all their work ahead of them to demonstrate what this information is, how it is an absolute...
Purple Rabbit Religion 43 12378 July 21, 2010 at 4:31 pm
    Thread: Sam Harris: Science can answer moral questions
Post: RE: Sam Harris: Science can answer moral questions

(July 21, 2010 at 3:42 pm)EvidenceVsFaith Wrote: I guess it depends how "moral" is defined. If moral, or IOW "what we should value" is defined as that which causes less suffering and better well-be...
Purple Rabbit Media 10 3576 July 21, 2010 at 3:52 pm
    Thread: Sam Harris: Science can answer moral questions
Post: RE: Sam Harris: Science can answer moral questions

Science can only inform moral thinking. It can verify or falsify the rationale for a certain moral position but it cannot validate the truth of a moral goal.
Purple Rabbit Media 10 3576 July 21, 2010 at 3:33 pm
    Thread: Theistic morality
Post: RE: Theistic morality

(July 21, 2010 at 2:22 pm)rjh4 Wrote: (July 20, 2010 at 4:46 pm)The Omnissiunt One Wrote: For the Bible to be taken seriously as a moral guide, it should have explicitly condemned slavery, otherwi...
Purple Rabbit Philosophy 107 49895 July 21, 2010 at 3:20 pm
    Thread: Theistic morality
Post: RE: Theistic morality

(July 21, 2010 at 4:21 am)The Omnissiunt One Wrote: Ah, so morality isn't just what society believes, but has an underlying utilitarian justification.At some point the underlying justification is wh...
Purple Rabbit Philosophy 107 49895 July 21, 2010 at 3:00 pm
    Thread: What a Pastor told me about my thoughts.
Post: RE: What a Pastor told me about my thoughts.

That's hilarious Viper boy, if we are wrong in doing that than you are pointing out to us that we are doing wrong which is pointless according to yourself. If we aren't wrong you have no point at all....
Purple Rabbit Christianity 18 6961 July 21, 2010 at 1:59 pm
    Thread: Insert deep-sounding title here...
Post: RE: Insert deep-sounding title here...

Welcome Nitsuj
Purple Rabbit Converts' Corner 7 2485 July 21, 2010 at 1:49 pm
    Thread: Theistic morality
Post: RE: Theistic morality

(July 20, 2010 at 4:46 pm)The Omnissiunt One Wrote: Quote:I subscribe to a form of moral relativism. If morality is just the view shared by most of society, all moral discussion is meaningless. No-o...
Purple Rabbit Philosophy 107 49895 July 20, 2010 at 6:16 pm
    Thread: Ban
Post: RE: Ban

(July 19, 2010 at 3:00 pm)Tiberius Wrote: No, parents do not have ownership of their children, but they are guardians; they do look after them, and in modern society we still (thankfully) leave much...
Purple Rabbit Off Topic 66 13025 July 20, 2010 at 4:44 pm
    Thread: Theistic morality
Post: RE: Theistic morality

(July 19, 2010 at 4:11 pm)The Omnissiunt One Wrote: (July 19, 2010 at 12:34 pm)Purple Rabbit Wrote: So as I understand you correctly the "That doesn't mean that there isn't a rationally based mora...
Purple Rabbit Philosophy 107 49895 July 20, 2010 at 3:37 pm
    Thread: One simple question
Post: RE: One simple question

(July 20, 2010 at 12:54 am)tavarish Wrote: (July 18, 2010 at 10:23 am)Purple Rabbit Wrote: If by this method you mean the scientific method, your method can only assess things up to a certain poin...
Purple Rabbit Religion 43 12378 July 20, 2010 at 2:56 pm
    Thread: One simple question
Post: RE: One simple question

That is nothing but a redefinition of terms and comparing the old definition with the new one would be a logical fallacy. So, I wonder, according to you is string theory supernatural now and maybe na...
Purple Rabbit Religion 43 12378 July 19, 2010 at 2:01 pm
    Thread: Hello
Post: RE: Hello

Hi UtopianMoon! You may be a very old atheist, but I am almost twice as old. So reckon that!
Purple Rabbit Introductions 7 1333 July 19, 2010 at 1:14 pm