Tag Archives: morality

Religion was useful, but not anymore

In searching about morality, I notice that religion is described as something that was beneficial to societies from an evolutionary standpoint. “The adaptive value of religion would have enhanced group survival.” ~Wikipedia: Evolution of Morality This makes sense.  If you frighten … Continue reading

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The Bible suggests that the Bible is unnecessary!

“Even Gentiles, who do not have God’s written law, show that they know his law when they instinctively obey it, even without having heard it.” Romans 2:14 It seems that the Bible recognizes that the Bible is not necessary for moral … Continue reading

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Why Jesus is valued and Bieber is scorned

I read the following blog post just now, a post questioning the meaning of life: http://foryourthought.wordpress.com/2014/03/19/meaning-of-life/ I decided to try my hand at offering an answer to that question: Life’s purpose is to be a part of this species known … Continue reading

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Pro-Life and Pro-Choice are BOTH Pro-Humanity

To put the abortion matter simply, it comes down to the root of morality – survival. Personal survival and survival of the species. In the case of abortion, there are two people who are significantly affected in their ability to … Continue reading

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Does morality come from a desire to survive?

Some say morality comes from God.  I say morality comes out of a desire to survive.  Since God can’t be tested, let’s see how the desire to survive fits in with the “10 Commandments” from the Old Testament of the … Continue reading

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Hockey and the Bible!

Yes, I’m going there.  Hockey and the Bible! So you say Heaven and Hell are places we go after we’re done living?  I’m not so sure about that.  I am more of the impression that Heaven and Hell exist within … Continue reading

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Morality, sins, and forgiveness – what might have Jesus known?

The New Testament itself is a departure from some beliefs in the Old Testament.  This is due to the clearer understandings Jesus brought and carved into the table. But wait, where does morality come from anyways?  I think there may … Continue reading

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