What's the point of being moral if there really is nothing bigger in your life than you?
Because we really believe in morality even if there is no supernatural being giving it to us. I'd turn the question around. Aren't all you theists who are acting morally just performing a cost-benefit anaylsis? You act morally now so that you have an eternal reward in the future. We atheists act morally because we believe in helping others with no future eternal reward. Why is there a default that atheists are less moral - seems like the opposite should be true.
To: Stone Mountain
Because we really believe in morality even if there is no supernatural being giving it to us.
But morality is a supernatural being. A belief system based on good vs evil or right vs wrong. Before one can know what is right or what is wrong, one must look to a template of behaviour. Your just relying upon the blueprint for modern life with no credit given to its Creator.
My Creator is not supernatural at all. He is manifest in all things including ourselves. One can not look into the night sky or into the eyes of our children and not be awed by what we have been given.
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