Which Argument are we Having?

I may need some help here. I keep running into a certain argument, mostly from Catholics like Bad Catholic. The argument seems to start in a familiar way, but ends up being a discussion of universal morality, and I can't help but feel that this is a red herring.Bad Catholic posts a long text-heavy meme-studded image, which seems to tie atheists support of gay rights to a need for universal morality. But I think that BC is involved a different argument from the ones I'm used to seeing. … [Read more...]

Amazon Tribe, Suicidal Cult

You have to watch this. So sad.http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=ubKS4_mM3bo#t=519s … [Read more...]

Religion does not always correlate with ethics. Get over it.

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Ever-changing Morality

Over at Daylight Atheism, Adam Lee is responding to some comments made by Peter Hitchens, the Christian brother of the late Christopher Hitchens. Specifically, he's responding to this quote:For a moral code to be effective, it must be attributed to, and vested in, a nonhuman source. It must be beyond the power of humanity to change it to suit itselfLee seems most interested in tackling the first point: it's meaningless, because we have no "nonhuman source." To that end, his response is … [Read more...]

I’ll Bet You One Unplanned Pregnancy…

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