Morals

ozatheist on November 18th, 2008

Image via Wikipedia A global campaign to apply religion’s "golden rule" — treat others as you would like them to treat you — has been launched by Christians, Jews and Muslims. Religion’s “golden rule”? More on that later. The campaigners, claiming that compassion is at the heart of most religions, have launched an online Charter [...]

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ozatheist on June 2nd, 2008

by William Harper, self published This book is a mix of brief but informative facts, coupled with light hearted quips which makes for an easy read. There are quite a few ‘facts’ quoted in this book but unfortunately no bibliography or references at the end. There are also several hypothesis to which there are no [...]

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ozatheist on April 18th, 2008

President Bush held a ceremony for the visiting Pope and held talks afterwards. ABC news had this article on that meeting. Wow, what a pair of deluded hypocrites these two are, a comment from Bush: “In a world where some invoke the name of God to justify acts of terror and murder and hate, we [...]

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ozatheist on February 3rd, 2008

There is scientific evidence that evolution has endowed us with ethical impulses.  So states the sub-heading of an excellent article on ‘the moral instinct’ in this weekends Sydney Morning Herald (Page 26/27 of the Spectrum section) written by Steven Pinker. This article originally appeared in The New York Times on 13 Jan 08, here is [...]

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