Is it possible society could become rational (dropping the god belief) whilst deriving its morality from religion’s best moral teachings?

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  • 1 month ago

    Perhaps, but that would be pointless.

  • 1 month ago

    Belief in God is not irrational, Einstein.  Every year millions experience God for themselves.  You should, too.  Don't bother moving the goalposts.  It's more evidence than you have to shore up your fantasy that there is no God.

  • 1 month ago

    No, it would result in dictatorships, endless wars, and the end of personal advancement

  • 1 month ago

    What is the best moral teaching of a sinner?

    Go on, give it your best shot!

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Not at all.

    Religions, being as dishonest as they have long proven to be, do not have good morals at all.

    "Morals", more correctly called ethics, are decided by the majority of people in society.  Humans have rules, and every one of those rules comes from humans.  there is no other way to get rules other than to make them ourselves.

    The religious make atrocious rules, then blame it on goddunnit, which is obviously not the case at all.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Is it possible you could become rational and start recognizing that God exists?

  • 1 month ago

    I guess it is possible,

    but remember

    that we are dealing

    with silly monkeys, here.

    --

    Regards,

    John Popelish

  • 1 month ago

    Who gets to decide which religion and which "best" moral teachings? 

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    We wrongly say that morals come from God so you can have one without the other.

  • 1 month ago

    I think it is quite possible. Thomas Jefferson produced a New Testament version containing the moral teachings of Jesus and removed the supernatural. 

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