Philosophy & Ethics
Articles on the development of moral/ethical systems and other philosophical matters.
Becoming an Atheist After Brain Damage
If a Christian has amnesia or other brain damage, would he still be a Christian? In this article I discuss a hypothetical question and the "blank slate" theory of psychology.
Being Moral Without Religion
What does living a good life mean? Would a god cast you into hell if you were ethical and moral and lived a good life? This article discusses these questions.
Question on morality to Christians.
Ethics and Evolution
The Biological Origins of Ethical Behavior
How an Ex-Christian Now Views Life
What is life to an atheist? How does that compare to life for a Christian? In this article, a evangelical Christian-turned-atheist compares how his view on life has changed.
Judgment Is A Necessity
Judging ourselves and others, as well as our surroundings, plays a critical role in our survival as a species and as individuals. The popular phrase "don't judge me" reflects a lack of understanding about humans as creatures of reason, as well as denying the need for accountability in society.
Moral Relativism and the Bible
Christians who accuse atheists of being moral relativists might want to take a look in the mirror.
Blaise Pascal devised an argument stating that to wager for a God would make sense than to wager against a God. You won't lose anything if you do. But is it that easy?
Developing morality is a conscious effort for non-theists, a task that requires an act of will to perform. Theft is almost universally condemned in civilizations of all types, and you may be surprised by how easy it is to steal without even thinking of it as theft.
What does TV say about us
Is television reflective of our society or a causal factor? More importantly, how does that affect how you want to live your own life? The answer to this one question determines a great deal about your future.
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