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Question of Atheist Scruples – Walk on by?

Late for an important engagement, you spy an old acquaintance who is down on his luck and often drunk. Do you cross the street to avoid being detained? Yes. Next question? Am I heartless? Maybe a little. What kind of … Continue reading

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Atheist Scruples: don’t drink and drive

I guess it’s a question in this game because not everyone thinks like I do. One of your guests has drunk too much and become obnoxious. Finally, he is about to leave. Do you allow him to drive home in … Continue reading

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Atheist Scruples: “Let’s catch up!”

Today’s dilemma: At a pub, you want to “catch up” with a friend whom you rarely see. A colleague asks to join you. Do you explain you’d rather be alone? I don’t see a dilemma here. I might suggest to … Continue reading

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Atheist Scruples: the car trouble

Today’s question: You and friends go on a day-long outing in separate cars. Their car develops mechanical trouble. Do you wait with your friends until the trouble is fixed? Yes, I did, and it was a colossal pain in the … Continue reading

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A Question of Atheist Scruples – round 5

Taking the leisurely route back into blogging here with another post demonstrating that at least one atheist has a decent grasp of morality and ethics. This minion doesn’t run ripshod through the world as if rules and laws didn’t exist. … Continue reading

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A question with a very obvious answer

The question is this: How many organizations and associations would a 20-something have to join that might come close to equaling the kind of social connection made available through full activity in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints? … Continue reading

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When deciding to help the poor and downtrodden…

…do it for them. Not for yourself, so you can feel heroic. Not for your wife so she can brag to her bridge club. Not for your parents or someone you admire that thinks you ought to. Do it because … Continue reading

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Joy to the world

I’m unofficially tagged for a brand new meme, courtesy Possummomma so here goes: What makes you happy? The rules are simple: list ten things you’re happy about or thankful for. Tag ten people who you’re happy to call friend at … Continue reading

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