The study found no difference in the ethical behavior of believers and nonbelievers. But participants who saw God as compassionate were more likely to cheat than those who believed in an angry, punitive God.
I found this article as a tweet from Sam Harris. Very interesting. I can see why atheists as well as believers would be angered by it. Decide for yourself.
By Russell Blackford
ABC RELIGION AND ETHICS | 28 APR 2011
Hilarious interview by Stephen Colbert of A C Grayling on his new book, The Good Book.
I am absolutely overjoyed to see that Hitchens has a debate scheduled. Hopefully the first of many more to come
I found this as a tweet by Sam Harris. The article itself is penned by Greta Christina and fits to a tee the category of religion at its worst.
A respected, mainstream theologian is seriously arguing that as long as God gives the thumbs-up, it’s okay to kill pretty much anybody.
April 25, 2011 |
“Respected Theologian Defends Infanticide.”