Religion vs Atheism and their moral superiority
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Atheists Value of life:
As atheists we try to make life the best we can and we believe that once we die it's all over. We could not escape the guilt that would come to doing anything wrong to a person since you could either made their lives miserable or end it all together. To sum it up we basically don't want people to have their one life to be miserable or short as we have empathy.
Christians Value of life:
However when you are a Christian the only thing you derive your morals from is the bible. Which is one of the worst examples of morals ever displayed. For example the ten commandments leaves out slavery and rape completely with the first half being how to and how to not worship God. Also this
"On six days work may be done, but the seventh day shall be sacred to you as the sabbath of complete rest to the LORD. Anyone who does work on that day shall be put to death."
Which is an exact excerpt from the bible and is a poor way to treat people who work to keep our civilization running. Do you really think you should get morals from the bible? After all there are many more immoral things in the bible especially when God does it.
This is a big problem I have here next. This would make murder right in the christian since. You see your God said that he had a plan that is his design and ultimately good. So if you murdered a family it would be in gods plan and his plan is ultimately good.
Another point is when christians say to be Godly. Well God has murdered a lot of people by either, drowning the whole Earth, turning a woman into a pillar of salt because she liked fireworks, and sodom and Gomorrah.
- Derives morals from a 2000 year old book that is highly contradictable and cannot be differed from truth or metaphor
- Believes that he or she has eternal life after they die eluding the fear of death
- God has a plan so if I do anything immoral, thats ok God planned it!
- Derives morals from empathy
- Believes they and everyone else have one life and would highly regret anything they did to that person in that life time
- Well just admit this one, we have a reason to appreciate life of us and others more.
Now I can't really tap anything else on the topic who has "better morals" but listen if you had one life instead of an eternity after. Why would you want to do anything wrong to a person or animal (emphasize animal)? Because we don't have anyone to forgive what we have done and shake it off. We deal with these things and learn from them to better our current state and our future.
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