Moral Argument (Part 5): Does Attributing Morality To A “Struggle For Survival” Mean Those Moral Values Are Not Objectively True?

SOCIO-BIOLOGICAL EVOLUTION “Socio-biological evolution” is not a different perspective on morality because it’s actually an extension of naturalism. Rather, it’s a tool that atheists frequently use to argue against premise 2 of the moral argument for God, which says, “Objective moral values and duties exist.” Even though most atheistic philosophers agree with Christians about premise 2 of the moral argument, … Read More

Moral Argument (Part 4): Is Morality Subjective, Varying By Culture And Individual?

MORAL RELATIVISM According to surveys, most college students believe this. This view runs directly counter to premise 2 of the moral argument which says, “Objective moral values and duties exist.” OUR RESPONSE TO MORAL RELATIVISM First, the deepest thinkers on this matter of moral values are philosophers, and according to surveys an overwhelming majority of philosophers agree with Christians on … Read More

Moral Argument (Part 2): Do Morals Actually Exist, Or Are They An Illusion?

NATURALISM “Naturalism,” the most popular type of atheism, says: “Moral values and duties don’t exist. They’re an illusion because science can’t observe them. They’re something we make up so that we don’t kill each other and cultures can survive. But humans’ morals are no better than the morality of any other species.” According to surveys, many scientists are naturalists. This … Read More

Moral Argument (Part 1): What Does Atheism Say About Morality?

A CONSCIENCE OR MORAL SENSE Where did our conscience come from? Why do we all think some things are right and some are wrong? Every day, perhaps several times a day, we make decisions about right and wrong. Where did that moral sense come from? With that in mind, let’s take a look at the moral argument for the existence … Read More