Can there be morality without religion?

Can there be morality without religion?

There are 84 comments on the The Daily Campus story from Mar 5, 2013, titled Can there be morality without religion?. In it, The Daily Campus reports that:

Perhaps one of the biggest challenges to atheism today comes from moral philosophers who argue that it is impossible to substantiate a belief in an objective morality without an absolute authority like God to back it up.

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“Reason's Greetings!”

Since: Feb 11

Pale Blue Dot

#83 Mar 10, 2013
A humble msulim wrote:
There is no morality without Allah.

Is this that sort of morality, violence against innocent people, burning houses of innocent people?

"On Friday, a rowdy and angry crowd of the ‘faithful’ gathered after being told of allegedly blasphemous remarks passed by a resident of Joseph Colony in the Badami Bagh area. The accuser led the mob of some 2,000 people to the man’s house and, upon not finding him, they spread their terror throughout the neighbourhood, forcing all the residents, particularly women and children, to flee. They did find the accused’s father and brutally beat him up....."

EDITORIAL : Blasphemy and our minorities \03\11\story_11-3-2013_pg3_1

Religion is divisive.
Religion leads to immorality.

Winter Garden, FL

#84 Mar 11, 2013
A humble msulim wrote:
<quoted text>Islam liberates women. The Western elite seeks to enslave the world, but especially Islamic nations. You're in denial if you can't see it happening even today.

Atheists find Islam, Judaism, and Christianity equally without merit in the 21st century.

We are truly equal opportunity God skeptics.

Have you seen this poem by Hassan?


Since: Jan 08

San Mateo, CA

#85 Mar 13, 2013
A humble msulim wrote:
<quoted text>Why did he wait 3 years if he was into prepubescent girls? He was a righteous man doing the will of Allah only. A 9 year old back then is the same as a 20 year old now.
What a bunch of bulal, wow he he waited until she was 12. That still makes him a pervert. If he were a god , the morality of today would be the same as it was then.

Since: Jan 08

San Mateo, CA

#86 Mar 13, 2013
A humble msulim wrote:
<quoted text>There are many ways, but I feel that you aren't really interested. Like most western people, you want to confuse cultural problems with religious dictates. Used correctly, Islam seeks to empower and liberate women, not oppress them.
Many religions have empowering edicts in them and many have truly immoral and downright sick edicts as well. Islam is no different.They are products of ancient people uneducated about the natural world.

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