While atheism describes my position toward the supernatural and Humanism serves as my worldview, I’m not yet completely sure what ethical system I follow, largely because I have not yet done enough research on them. I find utilitarian ethics intriguing, but I can’t quite give up the idea that humans should have natural rights that go beyond those ascribed by utilitarianism. But I don’t have to have everything figured out all at once, right?

Click here to read everything I’ve written that touches on ethics, and be sure to check out the following piece taking down the argument that atheists have no basis for ethics while Christians do:

On Atheists, Ethics, and “Absolute Morality”