Christians vs. Muslim in Front of the White House

Ah, faith-based religion. A video like this shows how we desperately need it for moral guidance. What else could make ordinary people like these behave in such admirable ways?

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About Daniel Fincke

Dr. Daniel Fincke  has his PhD in philosophy from Fordham University and spent 11 years teaching in college classrooms. He wrote his dissertation on Ethics and the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche. On Camels With Hammers, the careful philosophy blog he writes for a popular audience, Dan argues for atheism and develops a humanistic ethical theory he calls “Empowerment Ethics”. Dan also teaches affordable, non-matriculated, video-conferencing philosophy classes on ethics, Nietzsche, historical philosophy, and philosophy for atheists that anyone around the world can sign up for. (You can learn more about Dan’s online classes here.) Dan is an APPA  (American Philosophical Practitioners Association) certified philosophical counselor who offers philosophical advice services to help people work through the philosophical aspects of their practical problems or to work out their views on philosophical issues. (You can read examples of Dan’s advice here.) Through his blogging, his online teaching, and his philosophical advice services each, Dan specializes in helping people who have recently left a religious tradition work out their constructive answers to questions of ethics, metaphysics, the meaning of life, etc. as part of their process of radical worldview change.

  • Richard Wade

    Ugh. Like the primate section of a zoo. So much Christian love. Is there a law, like Poe’s Law, Godwin’s Law or Murphy’s Law about this? If not, maybe I can found one now.

    Wade’s law: “There is an inverse relationship between the religiosity of Christians and their showing any loving, caring, peaceful Jesus-like behavior.”

    Perhaps it can be expressed more lucidly, but I think it has been observed and confirmed many times.

  • George W.

    Here’s an even better example of Wade’s Law, from my friend BioDork’s site:
    This Isn’t About Hate
    Can you feel God’s Love?