Category Archives: Moral Theory

Morality is Objective, like a Pair of Scales: Another Fatal Flaw in Dr. Craig’s Moral Argument for God

There is a pervasive confusion about the meaning of morality shared by believers and skeptics alike. Theists typically assert that nothing could be “really” right or wrong without an authority – a God – to define it as such. Atheists often accept this premise and so conclude there is no objective morality. Meanwhile, neither side […]

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Why most Animals are not Philosophers: Fatal Flaws in Dr. Craig’s Moral Argument for God

A moral agent is defined as any being able to make moral judgments and be subject to them. Moral agents must possess two faculties. They must be self-aware else they could not make judgments with respect to their own actions and so could not be held responsible. And in as much as moral judgments are […]

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The Logic of Love: A Natural Theory of Morality

All you need is love, all you need is love, All you need is love, love, love is all you need. All you need is love (all together now) All you need is love (everybody) All you need is love, love, love is all you need. ~ The Beatles (1967) This article presents an objective, […]

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The Golden Rule and the Foundation of Objective Morality

So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets. ~ Matthew 7:12 (NIV) The “Moral Argument for God” asserts that there would be no moral truths if there were no God. Here is how prominent Christian apologist William Lane Craig formulates […]

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