Morality

Christianity purports to answer moral questions, but instead offers a loophole that bypasses and excuses all those possible answers to morality.

There is something obvious, but important to point out, religious moral ideas only work if their God actually exists; there must be a judgmental God who somehow dictatorially defines good and bad. If that isn’t the actual case, then holding to a religious moral standard is just theater. Dictatorially defined morality is not morality at all. That someone has to entirely surrender all their thoughts on what might be moral, and instead obey the interpreted (and translated) definition by fiat is not morality.

Christianity is only socially acceptable because Humanist and Enlightenment ideals have clipped and diluted it. However, the slave-keeping and stoning of unruly children and adulterers is not my point here. If I were a respectable person, acting as a cornerstone of society, who never killed or lied, nor raped or abused a child, but I don’t believe, where do I go? The Bible is quite clear that I only go to Heaven if I accept Jesus’ death as my redemption.

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