Posts tagged "morality"

Moses – The celebrated baby killing psychopath of the Bible

If someone was to include Adolf Hitler in a mini-series that portrays him as a noble and admirable man by deliberately and completely removing anything about his cruel persecution of innocent people there would be absolute outrage. But when such a portrayal is done for Moses in The Bible series, no one blinks an eye.... Read more »

The Machiavellian perfection of god

God is perfect! He is just and holy and merciful. That is how Christian and Muslim apologists often begin a public debate with an atheist. Once they’ve established the definition of perfection they are then able to make their case for believing. If god is perfect he is a transcendent foundation for moral values. But... Read more »

The problem with morality coming from God

Charles Darwin never said that evolution was good. He was never an advocate of the survival of the fittest constituting a virtuous moral code. Evolution was simply the result of an unbiased quest for truth. Why are there species and breeds of animals that exist on the Galapagos Islands, but don’t exist anywhere else on... Read more »


“In spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart. I simply can’t build up my hopes on a foundation consisting of confusion, misery and death.” – Anne Frank (1929-1945) In the original Star Trek television series there was an episode where a higher intelligence wanted to know what was stronger,... Read more »

Coming to terms with our eventual non-existence

An eternity existed before I was born and an eternity will exist after I die. Life is but a short distance of the needle hitting the vinyl on a never ending record. Everything that makes up our identity is in the physical brain. Our personality, sense of humor, mannerisms, memories, mood, cognitive ability and all... Read more »