Letters: Atheism, faith and promoting ethical values

Dec 19, 2012 Full story: The Guardian 10

The news from the census that religious observance is in decline offers an important opportunity for the British Humanist Society, as Polly Toynbee notes .

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KittenKoder

Australia

#1 Dec 23, 2012
Polly Toynbee........hahahahahaha!
Wow wot a hip, fab, gnarly name doooode!

More like Polly Toy N Beetch, it almost has a pizza face just like me KittenKoder

........another lefty failure.....hahahaha

“My hand is over my crotch.”

Since: Jan 10

It's time to put it to use

#2 Dec 23, 2012
One does not need a God to have morals. Morals can be formed from having a clear picture of what humans need to have a successful society.

Since: Jun 07

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#3 Dec 24, 2012
emperorjohn wrote:
One does not need a God to have morals. Morals can be formed from having a clear picture of what humans need to have a successful society.
I'm afraid of people who need god to be moral. It's like if they didn't believe in a fictional sky-god, they would be out stealing and raping with no remorse.
borough

Australia

#4 Dec 24, 2012
emperorjohn wrote:
One does not need a God to have morals. Morals can be formed from having a clear picture of what humans need to have a successful society.
Look what an evil religion islam is they even scar innocent women for life with acid attacks in pakistan

Thinking

Leighton Buzzard, UK

#5 Dec 24, 2012
Do as you would be done to precedes religion.
emperorjohn wrote:
One does not need a God to have morals. Morals can be formed from having a clear picture of what humans need to have a successful society.

“My hand is over my crotch.”

Since: Jan 10

It's time to put it to use

#6 Dec 24, 2012
borough wrote:
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Look what an evil religion islam is they even scar innocent women for life with acid attacks in pakistan
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =6vVe0ywEO-AXX
That vid was so heart wrenching that I could not watch it all.
Thinking

Northampton, UK

#9 Dec 25, 2012
I didn't click until I read your post. I felt the same. It's the loss of sight that I find the most appalling disfigurement.
emperorjohn wrote:
<quoted text> That vid was so heart wrenching that I could not watch it all.

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#11 Dec 31, 2012
-Skeptic- wrote:
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I'm afraid of people who need god to be moral. It's like if they didn't believe in a fictional sky-god, they would be out stealing and raping with no remorse.
If you have to be brainwashed by a preacher into doing what's right, then there's no way you will know what's really right ... and that preacher has control of your actions as well.

You are correct, and yet incorrect, because for most of them it is actually a method of justifying their horrible actions, they just say "god told me to" and think that absolves them of responsibility, and worse, society allows them to do that more often than not. An atheist that does not kill is smart, a religious person that does not kill is a grenade.
KittenKoder

Sydney, Australia

#12 Dec 31, 2012
KittenKoder wrote:
<quoted text>
If you have to be brainwashed by a preacher into doing what's right, then there's no way you will know what's really right ... and that preacher has control of your actions as well.
You are correct, and yet incorrect, because for most of them it is actually a method of justifying their horrible actions, they just say "god told me to" and think that absolves them of responsibility, and worse, society allows them to do that more often than not. An atheist that does not kill is smart, a religious person that does not kill is a grenade.
I also add that I, KittenKoder violate the laws of nature with my homosexuality because all laws must conform to my rabid and putrid sexual desires
.......and this is what atheism is all about!

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#13 Dec 31, 2012
KittenKoder wrote:
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I also add that I, KittenKoder violate the laws of nature with my homosexuality because all laws must conform to my rabid and putrid sexual desires
.......and this is what atheism is all about!
You spelled asexuality wrong.

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