agnostic morality

Agnosticism and Morality

"Agnostic Perspectives on Secular Morality"

Are agnostics different from religious believers regarding morality.

Agnostics are to some degree even more founded in morality than many religious believers. Decency is certainly not an exclusive function of written passages in the Bible, Koran, or other sacred texts. Quite to the contrary when you take a closer look. Morality actually comes down to a set of social values which are inherently shared by all civilized human beings. The following selections offer straightforward information and learned opinions which may help to explore the real truth behind agnosticism and morality.

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Agnostics With A Moral Compass  -  (Essay) (Bart Erhman)  "The truth is that as an agnostic I’m no more or less moral than I was before." (erhmanblog.com)
Americans Say Morality Not Related to God  (Article) (Gregory A Smith) "A growing share of Americans say it’s not necessary to believe in God to be moral." (pewreasearch.org)
Case for Secular Morality   -  (Essay)  "One might say that morality is relative to culture and the time in history." (atheismandthecity.com)
It Seems Biology Not Religion Equals Morality - (Essay) (Marc D. Hauser) "Where I intend to be divisive is with respect to the argument that religion, and moral education more generally, represent the only or perhaps even the ultimate source of moral reasoning." (edge.org)
Morality Without Religion  -  (Essay)  (Marc Hauser and Peter Singer)  "Atheists and agnostics do not behave less morally than religious believers, even if their virtuous acts are mediated by different principles." (qcc.cuny.edu)
Religion Makes Children More Selfish  -  (Article) (JV Shamary)  "Morality is often associated with religion, but new research reveals that children from religious households are actually less generous than kids from a secular background." (forbes.com)
Sense of Morality and Agnosticism  -  (Essay) (Vincent Bugliosi) "I believe there is an ethical dimension to agnosticism that has the potential, to the degree it is embraced, to make man more honest." (patheos.com)

 

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