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FLRW
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Message 181 of 391 (884825)
03-09-2021 12:06 PM
Reply to: Message 180 by AZPaul3
03-09-2021 3:12 AM


Re: Why You People Think The Way You Do
Objective morality, in the simplest terms, is the belief that morality is universal, meaning that it isn't up for interpretation. Some people may think of objective morality as commandments from God, while other people may think the universe has some objective rules we may follow. There are certainly some arguments for objective morality to be had. Religious people will define objective morality according to the commandments of their god(s). Other people may look at some universal laws such as murder being inherently bad.
Objective morality says that morality exists in nature—it's how we were programmed.

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Message 183 of 391 (884828)
03-09-2021 2:59 PM
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03-09-2021 1:36 PM


Re: Why You People Think The Way You Do
See the study titled , How does morality work in the brain? A functional and structural perspective of moral behavior
by
Leo Pascual, Paulo Rodrigues, and David Gallardo-Pujol

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Message 189 of 391 (884852)
03-10-2021 4:45 PM
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03-10-2021 1:49 PM


Re: Why You People Think The Way You Do
DNA evidence has long suggested that apes and Old World monkeys diverged from a common ancestor between 25 million and 30 million years ago. I would guess that morals deveoped in animal brains that led to animals that were kind to it's species having numerous offspring and animals that killed or scared off most members of it's species died before they had offspring. You can see moral behavior in your pets today.

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Message 201 of 391 (884914)
03-12-2021 6:01 PM
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03-12-2021 3:45 PM


Re: Why You People Think The Way You Do
I think i will go with Albert Einstein on this. He said, “The word God is for me nothing more than the expression and product of human weaknesses, the Bible a collection of honorable, but still primitive, legends which are nevertheless pretty childish.”

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Message 213 of 391 (884951)
03-16-2021 3:10 PM
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03-16-2021 7:56 AM


Re: the classic compartmentalization of Biblical Christianity
Remember that Hitler gave his troops belt buckles that said, God is with Us.

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