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khalou posted to the Christian Fools board. 1:23 AM

A simplified definition of the morality issue

Christians in America often say that morality should be Bible based.

Others disagree.

For the sake of simplicity, let's agree that morality is to be based on the Christian Bible and the moral implications that Christianity [more]

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khalou replied to the Christian Fools board. 12:36 AM

Re: Al-Sisi discovers his inner Pope Framcis

Did the SS use spirituality in their training...

I think humans in small groups are sometimes trainable to do terrible things. The 'assasins' in the middle east, the ninja in Japan, the SS in WW2 Germany.
Some psychopaths may think
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khalou replied to the Christian Fools board. 2:38 AM

Re: Al-Sisi discovers his inner Pope Framcis

My question to you is, "How does the belief in a God provide for a better assessment of morality?"

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Simple. We disagree on the premises of your question. So my
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khalou replied to the Christian Fools board. 2:03 AM

Re: Al-Sisi discovers his inner Pope Framcis

You must first demonstrate that your philosophy does not originate in the Judeo-Christian tradition.

Easily.

And there is no escape by appeal to any of the 4(?) strands of Greek philosophy, once you've specified which, [more]

Sun Jan 18

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khalou replied to the Christian Fools board. 1:29 AM

Re: Al-Sisi discovers his inner Pope Framcis

Wow- I almost missed this post entirely-

Now let's take the religious element out of witchcraft. What are you left with? Political prosecution of the targets of public hysteria, often ginned up by the politicians themselves: McCarthy [more]

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khalou replied to the Christian Fools board. 12:50 AM

Re: Al-Sisi discovers his inner Pope Framcis


People do bad stuff and justify their action in their own minds base on political or social or economic or religious beliefs or personal reasons.

Thieves, rapists, child molesters frequently justify their actions in their own minds
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khalou replied to the Christian Fools board. 12:17 AM

Re: Al-Sisi discovers his inner Pope Framcis

Me: Unless of course there is a resurrection. Then the ethics problem simplifies considerably.

How so? Christian belief cannot depend upon intellect. If it did, then the test would be skewed unfairly toward those who are smart enough [more]

Sat Jan 17

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khalou replied to the Christian Fools board. 11:59 PM

Re: Al-Sisi discovers his inner Pope Framcis

katinga, I have always perceived you to be a thoughtful poster. I enjoy your perspective.

That being said-

Least harm? Fails the Dred Scott test. The USCC obviously felt their decision would do the least harm.

You [more]

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khalou replied to the Christian Fools board. 2:20 AM

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People do bad stuff and justify their action in their own minds base on political or social or economic or
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khalou replied to the Christian Fools board. 2:13 AM

Re: Al-Sisi discovers his inner Pope Framcis

Khalou: You can't trust your people to do the right thing any more than I can trust my own.

Me: Where do you think ethics comes from? Where do you think the ethics of "your own" cones from? See the thread just started on
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