Tag Archives: morality

What’s wrong with Christian films

I confess that I had God’s Not Dead here this weekend but I didn’t watch it. I’ll borrow it again at some point, I promise. I’ve been on a Community kick lately and opted to watch that instead. I was … Continue reading

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Atheist Scruples: how old should a kid be before killing something?

When I was in junior high school or thereabouts, my eldest cousin was down visiting and his kids and I were playing upstairs at my Grandpa’s. The boy was 4 or so at the time and poking around in the … Continue reading

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Atheist Scruples: The whole truth and nothing but the truth…

“…so help me..” Okay, how does this help me!? You are taking an honesty test as part of a job application, and are asked if you ever cheated in school. You did once. Do you tell the truth? Shiiiiit…. Just … Continue reading

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A Quesion of Atheist Scruples – round 8

(I missed last Tuesday on account of faulty time management. How do people busier than me keep up on their excellent blogs and still get everything accomplished?) Same setup as other weeks. I’ll answer three Scruples questions and leave a … Continue reading

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A Question of Atheist Scruples – round 7

I really enjoy these thought exercises. Here’s today’s selection. Your mate has been unfaithful. Do you leave him/her? Monogamy is a rarity in the animal world. Even in the more specific realm of primates (which we are) there are only … Continue reading

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A Question of Atheist Scruples – round 6

Time for another round of Q and A: You are a high school principal. Will you hire a gay teacher? I will hire the most qualified applicant. If that applicant turns out to be gay, I wouldn’t see that as … Continue reading

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Linkskrieg! (Second pass)

More things I never made time to write about. 1. “Unnecessary conflict” between science and evangelicalism: This is not to say that I want to reject reason or science – quite the contrary! My point here is that understanding distinction … Continue reading

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