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To: DiogenesLamp
Thank you. I would add that it's not just that atheists are oblivious to the fact that their moral opinions have been molded and shaped by Christianity. There's no doubt of that fact, oblivious as some of them are to it. Sometimes I happen to agree with particular moral opinions of atheists. The problem is not just what the pragmatic effect of particular moral opinions of atheists has been (as if, as you have pointed out, mountains of dead bodies from atheist governments were not enough!) The insurmountable philosophical problem atheists have is that philosophically they cannot account for or justify morality itself, or any other type of abstract, universal invariants on which they rely such as the laws logic or the laws of nature. They cannot account for human life.

Cordially,

104 posted on 09/18/2012 7:04:22 AM PDT by Diamond (He has erected a multitude of new offices, and sent hither swarms of officers to harass our people,)
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To: Diamond

Exactly. By the principles of their own theory, there is no purpose to morality.


105 posted on 09/18/2012 9:11:11 AM PDT by DiogenesLamp (Partus Sequitur Patrem)
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