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    Default Atheist "morality" versus Christian / theist morality

    A Christian or theist acts morally by his own free will, out of love for God.

    In contrast, an atheist has no morality, and only behaves "morally" because it fears punishment of the law or other consequences.

    Left to its own devices, and without repercussion by the law, an atheist would just as soon rape, murder, and commit sodomy with children and animals.

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    Most of the self-styled Christians on this forum routinely lie, slander, curse, libel, gossip without the slightest sense of shame or remorse.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MarcusA View Post
    A Christian or theist acts morally by his own free will, out of love for God.

    In contrast, an atheist has no morality, and only behaves "morally" because it fears punishment of the law or other consequences.

    Left to its own devices, and without repercussion by the law, an atheist would just as soon rape, murder, and commit sodomy with children and animals.
    Do you have data to back up your assertions? The data I have seen does not back your claims.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MarcusA View Post
    A Christian or theist acts morally by his own free will, out of love for God.

    In contrast, an atheist has no morality, and only behaves "morally" because it fears punishment of the law or other consequences.

    Left to its own devices, and without repercussion by the law, an atheist would just as soon rape, murder, and commit sodomy with children and animals.
    False. Christians act based on the carrot and stick philosophy of every major religion. Atheists act based on their moral character, not their fear of Cloud Guy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MarcusA View Post
    A Christian or theist acts morally by his own free will, out of love for God.

    In contrast, an atheist has no morality, and only behaves "morally" because it fears punishment of the law or other consequences.

    Left to its own devices, and without repercussion by the law, an atheist would just as soon rape, murder, and commit sodomy with children and animals.
    That's a cute opinion. It also smacks of classic projection. The atheists that I know, including my husband, kids, and other family members, are some of the most ethical, good people I've ever met. I'd stack them up against one of your "moral" Xtians any day.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Concart View Post
    False. Christians act based on the carrot and stick philosophy of every major religion. Atheists act based on their moral character, not their fear of Cloud Guy.
    That's exactly it. Religionists who act in a moral fashion often do so because of their fear of Hell or hope for an eternal reward of some sort. My observation over the years of Christians shows that they're no different than non-Xtians when it comes to good or bad behavior.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MarcusA View Post
    A Christian or theist acts morally by his own free will, out of love for God.

    In contrast, an atheist has no morality, and only behaves "morally" because it fears punishment of the law or other consequences.

    Left to its own devices, and without repercussion by the law, an atheist would just as soon rape, murder, and commit sodomy with children and animals.
    What morality does Donald Trump possess????????????????????
    The Big Steal = The Big Lie.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ThatOwlWoman View Post
    That's exactly it. Religionists who act in a moral fashion often do so because of their fear of Hell or hope for an eternal reward of some sort. My observation over the years of Christians shows that they're no different than non-Xtians when it comes to good or bad behavior.
    Yes. And those who adhere to Christian dogma (or any dogma for that matter) are the most dangerous, as they have a moral certainty that THEIR religion is right, everyone else's is wrong, and therefore anything done in the service of their Dogma is 'moral'. More people have been killed as a result of religion than any other cause.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Concart View Post
    Yes. And those who adhere to Christian dogma (or any dogma for that matter) are the most dangerous, as they have a moral certainty that THEIR religion is right, everyone else's is wrong, and therefore anything done in the service of their Dogma is 'moral'. More people have been killed as a result of religion than any other cause.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Trumpet View Post
    What morality does Donald Trump possess????????????????????
    Heh, good point. He is not Christian. He kind of proves the OP's point. lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by ThatOwlWoman View Post
    Heh, good point. He is not Christian. He kind of proves the OP's point. lol
    The OP seems to have a rather demented point of view
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    Quote Originally Posted by Trumpet View Post
    The OP seems to have a rather demented point of view
    Definitely very tribal. "Ugh my people good, other people bad."
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    Quote Originally Posted by Trumpet View Post
    What morality does Donald Trump possess????????????????????
    Trump is an athesist who lacks even rudimentary ethical guide rails.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trumpet View Post
    What morality does Donald Trump possess????????????????????
    What does Trump have to do with this?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MarcusA View Post
    A Christian or theist acts morally by his own free will, out of love for God.

    In contrast, an atheist has no morality, and only behaves "morally" because it fears punishment of the law or other consequences.

    Left to its own devices, and without repercussion by the law, an atheist would just as soon rape, murder, and commit sodomy with children and animals.

    You are just a stupid asshole.

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