posted on Oct, 19 2011 @ 01:31 PM
reply to post by MentalGiant
This debate might be too long for this thread, but to me, there is no such thing as a moral compass without a belief in a higher being, or a spiritual
connection. A "true atheist" that believes a person is a cosmic accident, and the physical existence is solitary and finite, cannot possibly have a
moral compass. In my opinion of course.
I don't think one has to subscribe to any particular religion, but they do have to believe in some pervasive spirituality that connects all living
things and exists beyond our physical representation in this body.
Why would any living being, thinking it only had a limited time of existence and nothing more, limit itself to the laws of civilization? It should be
strictly the law of the jungle for such a person. Consume and experience as much as possible in the limited time allotted. Pro-create for the
species (and fun) as much as possible. Take what you can without regard for civility.
I cannot reconcile that there would be people that would truly believe they have nothing whatsoever after this physical existence, and then still
willingly choose to work a mundane job, commit to one woman, follow the laws of society, and make very few waves. It seems illogical to me.
And God doesn't "talk" to me, but it does communicate. God isn't a personified being, and it is beyond comprehension by a person, and the biggest
mistakes all religions make is in trying to define God in a way the people can understand. That is a major short-coming of religion. We cannot
And, I don't support Santorum, I just like that answer. Ron Paul is the only logical candidate to fix the woes of the US and the World, and he can
only be successful with a landslide victory and a majority in Congress.
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