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Old October 20th, 2008, 12:39 AM  
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Default Re: Religion

Originally Posted by oneshyguy View Post
This sounds a lot like the last time I had this discussion. Please prove to me that all morals come from religion. Certainly it is popular to believe today that religion prompted law, but what is your evidence that norms against murder, stealing, etc., did not exist before religion?

The answer to that question is you don't have evidence, except the popularity of the belief in primacy of religion. For all we know, it could have been some atheist cave man who wrote down the Ten Commandments and left them on some mountain. Or, there could have been prehistoric societies using non-religious, oral laws. We just don't know.
And your doing the exact same thing xD

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To pick myself up from under this table
Don't stick no sign on me, I got no label
I'm a little sick, unsure, unsound and unstable

But I'm fighting my way back
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